Icon naming spec suggestions - mimetypes
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Mon Dec 31 16:14:27 PST 2007
Op vrijdag 28-12-2007 om 23:14 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Jakob
> On Friday, 28. December 2007, Jan Claeys wrote:
> > Op woensdag 26-12-2007 om 01:02 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Jakob
> > Petsovits:
> > > application-x-zerosize
> > > The icon used for empty files.
> > Why do those need a different icon?
> Well, I wouldn't consider any other mimetype icon to be appropriate for empty
> files. Imagine a file manager that displays the text-x-generic icon for an
> empty file - this indicates that the file has contents, which is misleading.
> Are there any examples of file managers (or file listings, like in the
> file-open dialog) that do not use a separate icon for empty files?
(What it shows for empty files depends on the file extension.)
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