[kde-artists] Icon naming issue (was: KDE/kdesdk)
mclasen at redhat.com
Fri Apr 27 06:46:46 PDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-04-26 at 20:49 -0700, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> The icon search is supposed to fall back to HiColor. The problem is
> that now neither KDE nor GNOME has a set of HiColor icons to fall back
> to. The answer to this should be obvious (and it needs to be added to
> the standard). We need to have a list of secondary backup icon themes
> that will be searched when a fall back to HiColor doesn't find an icon.
> I suggest that this be in a file so that it can be easily changed (or
> changed by the user).
> The current XDG standard allows this secondary list *before* HiColor but
> it does not specify how this is to be implemented. We appear to have
> hard coded CrystalSVG before HiColor and this is a mess for anyone that
> doesn't use CrystalSVG. This would also work if implemented with a
> configuration file since it could be changed to what I suggested by
> adding "hicolor" at the start of the list. So, actually, we don't need
> to fall back to HiColor; what we need to do is to fall back to the list
> of fallback icons in a file as this will cover all contingencies.
Not that I think any of this will solve the icon theme mess, but GTK+
already has a setting for this:
Net/FallbackIconTheme string Name of an icon theme to try as a last resort
How about simply using that ?
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