Icon theme specification: Standardizing icon names

Ryan Gammon rgammon at real.com
Wed Oct 13 20:46:30 EEST 2004

Frans Englich wrote:

>On Monday 11 October 2004 22:03, Ryan Gammon wrote:
>>Frans Englich wrote:
>>Will document (mime type) icons ever appear in this spec? Would
>>RealAudio/RealVideo mime type icons eventually show up in a fdo spec?
>>How does RealAudio/RealVideo and RealPlayer work with this proposal?
>The mimetype icons issue is left out in this discussion(to take one thing at a 
>time :). The mime-icons naming scheme for /icon themes/, will probably be 
>derived from what the fd.o's mimetype database says, and since Real file 
>types are in it, there will be names for those as for any other mimetypes. 
>You perhaps wonders how that affects priority, and how you should 
>name/install your own mimetype icons, but that's a separate discussion.


One thing to consider when eventually tackling mime icons is dealing 
with icons for datatypes "owned" by third parties, as with RA/RV. IMO, 
Real's probably going to want veto power over theme integrated versions 
of the RA/RV icons. We can cross that bridge when we come to it, I guess.

Ryan Gammon
rgammon at real.com
Developer for Helix Player

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