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I have no problem with that; and I think that from the visual point of view legacy should be maintained. Good old days....
Though technological advances in the DEVICES we use to exchange with each other unfold rather quickly, we rely on a stable language (and the dogged sluggishness of the meanings of words/symbols) to communicate effectively.
still using the term, horsepower.
- Wasn't this an IP negotiation between Apple and Windows? Apple still used a trash can icon.waterhouse
- recycling and trash are two different thingsGnash
- they are, but it's "understood" and it's universally recognized, so what better symbol?SteveJobs
- Gnash and I are saying that this is unrelated to the question you have raised.waterhouse
- Prolly a trademark thing, seen as Windows didn't have any bin at all till 95animatedgif
- Exactly. This one is an intellectual property issue.waterhouse
I find that only shitty ass apps (Microsoft) still use the floppy disc. Most use a folder with an arrow, or an HD, as the Save icon.
some don't use a save symbol at all
- this is really WP7? Someone thought this looked good enough to release?supersimple
- that's horribleSteveJobs
- You should take a look at BlackBerry's interfaces.MondoMorphic
- Think this is an early shot to be fair, but that save icon should never have been drawnanimatedgif
- That is final UI. I really like the UI, but it's those little details that Apple always catches.
Pretty soon we will all be saving to the cloud, and there's an icon for that already.
Ironic Sans covered this a few months back:
- And the comments ring true... baseball plates are not a universal iconic image.hellrod
- Shhhh! Every time we enable US imperialism the government gives us a cookie.stewdio
- Crappest idea ever. Even for the one country that knows what it is trying to be.MrT
- safe and save are two totally different things... like have and ofAmicus
- baseball plates are the EVEN MORE retarded than floppy disksanimatedgif