[whatwg] Safari-compatible <input type="search">
giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Tue Sep 30 23:47:46 PDT 2008
Binoculars are more appropriate because they can be used to look around
whereas a magnifying glass cannot.
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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Christoph Päper
Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:55 PM
To: WHAT working group
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Safari-compatible <input type="search">
The magnifying glass was a particularly poor choice by Apple,
because icons featuring one usually represent zooming (in).
Binoculars are (for some reason) more common as symbols for searches.
Eyes and spectacles OTOH most often represent visibility.
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