Re: Application specific HC icons how?
- From: Calum Benson <Calum Benson Sun COM>
- To: Rodney Dawes <dobey novell com>
- Cc: Thomas Wood <thos gnome org>, gnome-themes-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Application specific HC icons how?
- Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 15:35:01 +0000
On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 09:26 -0500, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 13:30 +0000, Calum Benson wrote:
> > There's also the question of what happens if two applications want to
> > install HC icons with the same name (which may or may not look the
> > same). I guess we already have that problem with the hicolor theme,
> > though, and it probably just needs a 'best practice' guideline, if there
> > isn't one already.
> There can not be two executables in the same $bindir with the same
> name. Applications should not install icons to the system theme, that
> are not the application icon.
Yep, my bad, I was thinking about the generic icons like
"accessories-calculator", an application icon that several different
calculator apps might feel they have a right to install. But actually
none of them should install it, I suppose.
CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer Sun Microsystems Ireland
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