Icon Name Standardization, second draft

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Mon Apr 4 13:35:13 EEST 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 04:08 +0000, Frans Englich wrote:
> Hello all,
> Finally, here's a second draft of the icon name standardization. Attached is a 
> patch against the docbook source in CVS. I will follow up this post with an 
> XHTML rendering. I'll provide a diff against the previous patch applied, on 
> request.

I commited all the language fixes and the context explanation to cvs,
but not the icon name thing, as there seems to be further discussion on

Is dobeys proposal related to yours, or is that a competing proposal?

Anyway, one thing I agree with Dobey on is that the icon naming standard
should be in its own document. The current icon theming spec is  widely
deployed and pretty stable, while the icon name standardization is (for
now at least) debated about, actively worked on with large changes, and
not yet deployed, used or tested. I think it makes more sense for this
to be a separate document during the time its being worked on at least.
When it is a widely deployed working standard we could perhaps merge the

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