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[Bug 1309323] Re: Icon idea--change lock to pause symbol


David thank you for the bug report,

we discussed the subject with a few teachers here, and they seemed to
prefer the lock icon instead of the pause icon. Probably other teachers,
maybe in different cultures, would reply otherwise; some would agree
with you; some would propose another symbol... but we do have to
defaults to something.

So we'll keep it as it is for now, and only document this workaround:
# dpkg-divert --rename /usr/share/epoptes-client/lock.svg
# cp my-own-icon.svg /usr/share/epoptes-client/lock.svg

** Changed in: epoptes
   Importance: Undecided => Wishlist

** Changed in: epoptes
       Status: New => Won't Fix

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  Icon idea--change lock to pause symbol

Status in Epoptes:
  Won't Fix

Bug description:
  While the Lock/Unlock icon is a ubiquitous symbol throughout the
  computer world to represent no-access/yes-access, I encourage you to
  reconsider its use in Epoptes. As an experienced teacher, one knows
  that the best policy is to use as little "power" as needed to do a job
  in the classroom: students let us get away with it if they like you
  but you don't want to "over-draw" your account. Anyway, the lock
  symbol in the middle of the screen over-does the power thing, I'd say.
  It is annoying to not be able to use 'your computer' when you want to
  and then to see a big old lock on the screen, well, it's like salt on
  the wound.

  An alternative to the lock icon from the security world would be a
  pause icon from the entertainment world. A pause symbol is more
  approachable so to say and doesn't get people quite so annoyed. So
  that's my theory of symbols :)

  Thanks for making Epoptes, I have no pause in saying it's great!

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