[kepler-dev] DataSource Icon troubles

Kevin Ruland kruland at ku.edu
Fri Feb 3 07:28:36 PST 2006

There is an inconsistency currently, the DarwinCore and EML datasources 
use the folder icon (same object actually) but the GEON uses a 
cylinder.  I think it's best for them to all use exactly the same code 
for easier maintenance and visual pleasure.


Laura L. Downey wrote:
> Keeping the file folder maintains some of the current symbology to ease the
> transition, and also no one previously voiced any problem with its current
> use.  Also during training and basic testing, none of the users have
> reported any issue with a file folder representing data.
> For many people the cylinder shape implies specifically a database.
> Laura L. Downey
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