Re: Directional Images

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Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:53:11 +0100
From: "phil" <phil philandanna no-ip org>
To: gtk-devel-list gnome org
Subject: Re: Directional Images
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On 17/10/13 01:16, Krzysztof Kosi?ski wrote:

2013/10/17 Jasper St. Pierre <jstpierre mecheye net>:
I think the thing that we'd want is to have a separate RTL icon theme that
inherits from the LTR icon theme, but overrides some icons with flipped
icons. This can be done with a few tweaks to the icon-theme specification,
and in GTK+.

I vaguely recall that once upon a time there were a few stock icons
with an -rtl suffix, which would be used instead of the normal icons
in an RTL environment.

Yes stock items automatically displayed the rtl variant if there was 
one. With their deprecation the programmer now has to handle that 
themselves The stock item migration documentation only mentions the ltr 
names though and doesn't point out that it's the programmers 
responsibility to handle rtl variants.

I randomly came across this bug today which is about documenting rtl for
stock items among other things. I guess this bug should probably be

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