suggest an icon for selinux (e.g. setroubleshoot)

Marc Schwartz (via MN) mschwartz at
Wed Aug 30 17:08:49 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-08-30 at 12:45 -0400, Richard Irving wrote:
> Marc Schwartz wrote:
> > Richard Irving wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Of course, there is the idea of a simple old fashioned "Flask" as a 
> >> logo...... maybe even an
> >> antique flask, like a goatskin wine canteen (Zahato). That idea has 
> >> some style....
> >
> >
> > Filled with a good single malt?
>     Only if it has been *properly* aged in a burnt oak barrel.   ;-)

Burnt oak barrels previously used to age Sherry...  ;-)

> > Some interesting ideas.
> >
> > How about this one:
> >
> > A gold key, the shape of which is consistent with the key in the NSA 
> > logo being held onto by the eagle. Superimposed over the key is a red 
> > exclamation point or perhaps a red "I" information bubble icon.
>     I like that. I also like the black and white alternating pentacle on 
> the edge of the seal, it is distinctive symbol.
>    How about combining idea's, as long as they still work at the icon 
> level.....
>     The flask (Bota) has an outline that conforms with many of the PHI 
> curves, such as the nautilus,
>   that trademark the Unix philosophy... (debian logo, the snail 
> shell.... etc.)
>    So does the pentacle, obviously. (Although, not -curves-...)
>  A:
>    The bota flask, with the alternating black and white pentacle, on the 
> side....
>       with the Key superimposed over the pentacle... gives one an excuse
>      to make the key "Golden", as well.... (this is rather simple)
> B:
>    Or, the Golden key about to be inserted into a lock, the keyhole is 
> located in
>   the center of an alternating pentacle, perhaps in the interior 
> pentagon....
>    With a golden or red  capital "I", as the keyhole.... but the lock 
> outline,
>   describing the symbol PHI, using the I (the keyhole) as the center
>   I of the phi symbol. (The outline of the lock forming the oblong O 
> around the I)
>   (this, a little more complex...)

Phine ideas!  ;-)

> Another .02c, dreams are cheap. :-)
Yes, but turning them in to reality is hard work indeed...  :-)



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