We should find an experienced designer to create a main site icon according to the MD guidelines.
Consider using the Brahmi lotus character as the basis for the main site icon. It is more elegant and distinctive than the wheel, and links with the specific Buddhist innovation of written texts.
For the general site usage, we should use MD icons where possible.
Here I will maintain a list of the specific icons, with the MD names and SC usage. Most of these are found above. If they clash, these are correct.
Menu — main site menu
Clear — clear search
Forum — link to discourse
More vert — minor menus
Settings — Tools and settings for text pages
###Toolbar minor menu
Language — select site language
Pray — donations. Not found in MD icons.
File download — downloads
People — acknowledgments
Info outline — Metadata
Visibility — Textual Information
Swap horiz — Parallels and References
Comment — view dictionary lookup
####Text and translation
Reorder — line by line
View Column — columns
Comment — popup
Expand more — open expanders
Expand less — close expanders
Arrow down — from Details view, go to Details for another sutta
Arrow back — From text with sections, go back to main nav tree
Close — close dialogues, etc.
Swap horiz — full parallel.
Compare — resembling
Format quote — mention
Cached — retelling
####Details minor menu
Content copy — copy table to clipboard
Share — copy link to specific Details
Format quote — cite
Book — view text page
Share — copy link to segment
Not all of these are ideal, however we should just use the MD ones for convenience to start with and can modify later if needed.
Regarding Cite and Mention, the “format quote” icon is not really semantic. Sometimes this kind of icon is used: