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JDK-4502223 : Web Start icon is rediculously ugly

Details
Type:
Enhancement
Submit Date:
2001-09-12
Status:
Closed
Updated Date:
2002-08-01
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2002-04-12
Component:
deploy
OS:
windows_2000
Sub-Component:
webstart
CPU:
x86
Priority:
P4
Resolution:
Fixed
Affected Versions:
1.0.1
Fixed Versions:
1.2.0 (1.2)

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Description

Name: ddT132432			Date: 09/12/2001


java version "1.4.0-beta2"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.4.0-beta2-b77)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.4.0-beta2-b77, mixed mode)

With all due respect, the icon used for the Java Web Start Application Manager
shortcut on my Windows system is ridiculously ugly.  For some reason a 16 color
image is used, where you can barely tell you are looking at a button.  At LEAST
256 colors is standard for icons in Windows, and I believe many other
platforms.  And since this is in .ico format, I believe only Windows systems
will be using it anyway, so why not a nicer looking icon?  If the cheesy button
picture has to be used (I'm obviously not too fond of it), at least it could
not have green, blue, and purple pixel artifacts in it.
(Review ID: 131650) 
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Comments
CONVERTED DATA

BugTraq+ Release Management Values

COMMIT TO FIX:
1.2
hopper

FIXED IN:
1.2
hopper

INTEGRATED IN:
1.2
hopper

VERIFIED IN:
1.2
hopper-rc


                                     
2004-08-31
EVALUATION

2 problems here 
1.) people (me included) just don't like the button icon. - we should get the
    UI team to provide something beter for 1.2
2.) on some systems icon is worse than others - we need to look into.

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replaced with Java Cup Icon
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2001-10-15



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