[Discuss] discuss Digest, Vol 10, Issue 38

Tom Igoe tom.igoe at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 15:25:39 UTC 2013

On Mar 11, 2013, at 11:15 AM, Chris Church wrote:

> On Mar 10, 2013, at 8:59 PM, Tom Igoe wrote:
>> Great idea, but I wasn't actually imagining icons  on the board itself, but on the website or packaging, more like a nutrition label. I think the two could work well together.
> Tom,
> That is pretty awesome.  If you don't mind, we may follow this cue on our next products coming out here in a month or so.  I like that way better than symbols that have to be looked up. (And it would look great on a certain style of company's packaging, like ours.)

Sure thing, I can put the SVG up somewhere in a CC-BY-SA if you want.

> For recycling, don't we already have guidelines?  I already have to print certain symbols on our batteries and electronics, I don't imagine it would require much more than that?

We have icons, but that's for consumers. I'd like to see us take it further, to where we're really talking about all the components.  The day's not too far away when you melt down the case of your old gameBoy to feed your 3D printer, for example.  But that's not an OSHWA problem. Yet.


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