Save To… the Cloud?
Ian noted that the notion of ‘saving’ in an age of web applications is itself an absurd notion and that state is perhaps more appropriate – recording a temporal snapshot of attributes and values. However, expressing state/time in a universally comprehensible icon is a daunting brief…
Of course, replacing the floppy with a hard drive or USB key icon would be just as arcane as a 3.5″ disc, but I’ve noticed recently that alpha-geeks speak of saving to the cloud or assert that a particular document is in the cloud.
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Curiously, the discless Google Docs does employ the traditional 3.5″ floppy icon, but the disc-based iWork does not…