Re: HTML icon set was: Additions to the CGI archive

Guenther Fischer (
Thu, 6 Jan 1994 14:41:01 +0100 (MET)

> Apart from images such as those above which are used in documents
> that are generated on the fly, there are a lot of other images
> which are used as navigation icons in authored or converted documents,
> e.g. next page, previous page, up group, index, contents, information/help,
> home page, get code, mail author, audio link, movie link, etc.
> In some cases these icons are well designed (e.g. GNN) but for those
> of us lacking artistic flair it would be better to have a set of
> standard icons that could also become part of the HTML+ spec.
> This will reduce the amount of traffic and give a more consistent look
> and feel to HTML documents. Of course nobody will be obliged to use them.
> So if anyone is designing an HTML icon set (is anyone doing that?)
> I think it would be a good idea to consider this larger set.

Yeah - thats what I want to say - you have the better english words :-).

What says the author of the HTML+ draft and the WWW gurus. A signal from
there could help to initiate first steps.


Name:      Guenther Fischer
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