[racket] DrRacket needs work

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Nov 14 21:11:36 EST 2011

I think that's a good start, but when I put it into the DrRacket bar,
the green checkmark seems too hard to make out (you can try this by
replacing the file collects/icons/syncheck.png with the 16x16 version
of that icon (or any other, of course)).

Also, does anyone know if the license:


conflict with how we distribute Racket currently?


On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Asumu Takikawa <asumu at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> On 2011-11-14 15:56:00 -0500, Neil Van Dyke wrote:
>> I think that *the* lowest-hanging fruit for DrRacket UI
>> approachability for everyone would be to tweak some of the toolbar
>> icons, probably by using off-the-shelf Free Software icons.[*]
>> The first two icons I'd change are Stop (make more modern look, like
>> the Debug icon) and Check Syntax (looks too much like a Search/Find
>> icon, and primitive look).  Some of the other icons are good, and
>> some are arguable.
> Maybe some of the icons from the Tango Project would be a good fit for
> this, as they aim to be platform independent and many projects use their
> icons these days.
> http://tango.freedesktop.org/Tango_Icon_Library
> There are also some additional icon sets based on Tango, like RRZE.
> Perhaps something like the "document passed" icon from it would be a
> good fit for Check Syntax?
> http://rrze-icon-set.berlios.de/gallery.html (search for "document
> passed")
> Cheers,
> Asumu
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