mime-type icons, a proposal

Ryan Gammon rgammon at real.com
Tue Oct 5 01:21:50 EEST 2004

Frans Englich wrote:

>However, I don't see what would be wrong with this priority:
>1. If exact-mimetype&icon exists in theme/system, use it
>2. If application-installed exact-mimetype&icon exists(hicolor), use it
>3. Fallback to generic/category mimetype in theme

Our goal is to figure out step (2) in the process here -- multiple apps 
should be able to support a mime type, and not have to fight an icon 
battle in hicolor as part of the process of claiming a mime type.

Ryan Gammon
rgammon at real.com
Developer for Helix Player

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