On 03/01/2013 07:56 AM, Heather Walls wrote:
Hi Quim and Pau,
TL;DR, the suggested design icons are men.
Good point, arguably applicable to the icon we are using for "meetings"
For the rest of cases we went for non-antropomorphic icons, and perhaps
this is a good guideline to keep to avoide these unwanted side effects.
For what is worth I was proposing a ruler for Design - following a the
line of abstraction & simplicity we seem to be following.
While I know that you have no intention to imply
anything in that
regard, if I were approaching as a volunteer and a woman it would (maybe
only subconsciously) read to me as if things are a bit man-centric.
I would prefer that not be the case.
Regarding the design icon I would prefer
something more simplistic.
Since icons seem to be based on the noun project, I took the
<http://thenounproject.com/noun/architect/#icon-No1484>> and made
this quick adaptation
make it a bit more MediaWiki specific (and replace #000 with
made a screenshot of the result in the page
see the icon in context.
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