[Fwd: KDE-Dot: Default Icons
Joseph.Kowalski at eng.sun.com
Thu Aug 24 23:01:53 PDT 2006
> If this is done users not wanting CrystalSVG icons will get them ONLY
> if a HiColor icon does not exist. This is what I, and other users,
> expect to happen.
Be careful. You don't speak for this particular user.
I agree with your view that CrystalSGV should not be installing in
the hicolor space. I believe it may be appropriate for
implementations/distributions to add more default themes before
hicolor, but I believe they should consider this carefully.
Where we disagree is that I strongly believe the specification is
correct in requiring that hicolor be the last theme checked. If this
is not true, then its no longer the default. It will take just a
few release cycles until the theme(s) located behind hicolor become
the defacto default.
More importantly, as an ISV, I want to install an icon that will only
be seen if the distribution hasn't decided to do a "distro theme approriate"
icon *in front* of it: I want the distro to have this opportunity.
- Joseph Kowalski (speaking only for himself)
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