SVG Logo from the website

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Sat Jul 18 23:48:34 CDT 2009

On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 5:53 PM, Joel
Holdsworth<joel at> wrote:
> The icon is the standard "certification" icon taken from the Tango base
> set. From what I can see it represents a wax seal - the old way of
> certifying one's identity. In fact the original icon has the seal drawn
> in yellow on the left of the certificate, so the idea isn't too crazy.
> You could be right though. Maybe the metaphore isn't as clear as it
> could be - especially when the UI explicitly uses the word
> "certificates".

Yes all the other icons seem very intuitive and you guys have been
doing great work with this but this one I think might confuse someone.

> Drawing high quality icons takes me a long time, so I'm trying to avoid
> creating too much work for myself. On the other hand if people think
> it's wrong, then I don't mind working to get it right.
> It doesn't matter too much either way though, because cryptui is very
> obscure - so obscure that it's only after months of work on this project
> that I've been able to find a way to actually display the dialog for the
> first time! I had to write custom test software to do it! So whatever
> happens the impact on users will be quite low.

Hehe sounds like Fun! I don't think we have to replace all of them or
at least not at one shot (at least not for something as obscure as
this one) because it is a lot of work. I think the old icon is pretty
clean in its meaning, it would be nice if we could have something just
like it but Tangoised.

Steven Edwards

"There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and
that is an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo

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