[Tango-artists] Presentation and suggestions on icon-naming-utils
nmirthes at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 13:43:35 PST 2005
On Sunday 20 November 2005 9:00 pm,
tango-artists-request at lists.freedesktop.org wrote:
> Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 21:49:26 +0100
> From: Juan Manuel Garc?a Molina <juanma at superiodico.net>
> Subject: Re: [Tango-artists] Presentation and suggestions on
> To: Rodney Dawes <dobey at novell.com>
> Cc: tango-artists at lists.freedesktop.org
> Message-ID: <200511202149.31846.juanma at superiodico.net>
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> Hi again.
> El Domingo, 20 de Noviembre de 2005 06:30, escribiÃ³:
> > On Sat, 2005-11-19 at 13:52 +0100, Juan Manuel GarcÃa Molina wrote:
> > > Hi.
> > >
> > > I would like to thank you for the nice work on Tango icons and I would
> > > also like to share a pair of thinks with you.
> > >
> > > I use KDE 3.4 and I would like to have a better experience with Tango.
> > > Thus, I've been hacking a while on "legacy-icon-mapping.xml" to get
> > > working, for example, the mail-attach icon. In order to do it, I added
> > > these lines on context dir "actions":
> > > <icon name="../status/mail-attachment">
> > > <link>attach</link><!-- KDE 3.4 -->
> > > </icon>
> > >
> > > And it works (I can see the clip). Before keep on working a bit on this
> > > issue and keep on defining links for icons, I would like to know if you
> > > consider correct the use of the folder path "../status/".
> > No. The icon name is a name, not a path. There is a patch floating
> > around somewhere that will make KDE 3.5 at least, support the new
> > contexts, though. I don't have a url, or the patch handy, or I would
> > attach it, but you probably want to get it. The target KDE version
> > for Tango to work on is really going to be KDE 4. Not everything is
> > going to be guaranteed to work on older versions, due to the way that
> > icon themes are handled in the KDE codebase. The name attribute for the
> > icon tag, and the cdata for the link tags, should all be ONLY the name
> > of the icons in question. Having to use symlinks is bad enough. Adding
> > cross-directory symlinks on top of that makes it even more difficult
> > to manage properly.
> I see. Another reason to expect for KDE 4.
> Thanks and regards,
> Juan Manuel GarcÃa Molina
> juanma at superiodico.net
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I've made some patches for kde that address the problem with the
new contexts. They are available here - http://straw.sh.nu/kde/ - and should
apply against a 3.4.x build as well as 3.5.x. I'd be interested in hearing
about any problems.
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