xdg Folder Icons are similar to mime/action icons

Bug #404486 reported by Vish on 2009-07-25
This bug affects 2 people
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Bug Description

The xdg folder icons[16px] in the side pane , are very similar to action icons or mime icons

Downloads folder > go down action icon
Pictures,Music,Videos folders > image , audio , video mime
Documents > similar to copy action icon

This could be very confusing to new users , also to an average user , who is new to Ubuntu.

This confusion can be avoided if there was a folder in the background ,[ even a faint hint of the folder or a folder at 50% opacity would be ideal.]

Vish (vish) wrote :
Vish (vish) wrote :

An example of how a folder in the background could provide better representation of the side pane icon being a folder.

Daniel Fore (danrabbit) wrote :

I don't think these icons are confusing taken in context. They exist in the "Places" sidebar. So, obviously, they are places.

Changed in humanity:
status: New → Invalid
Vish (vish) on 2009-09-07
Changed in humanity:
assignee: nobody → mac_v (drkvi-a)
status: Invalid → In Progress
Vish (vish) wrote :

Fixed in rev 274

Changed in humanity:
assignee: mac_v (drkvi-a) → nobody
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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