Proposal for better handling of mimetype icon themeing

Alexander Larsson alexl at
Tue Dec 20 18:10:48 EET 2005

On Mon, 2005-12-19 at 18:46 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> The way gnome and the icon naming specification handles mime icons
> really is problematic. Each mimetype maps to a icon name, e.g.
> gnome-mime-application-x-bzip in old gnome and application-x-bzip in the
> icon nameing spec and in latest gnome. If that icon doesn't exist in the
> theme a more generic one is tried (i.e. audio/* maps to
> audio-x-generic).

No replies yet, and I'm going on vacation tomorrow. So, I won't read any
replies until sometime in January. Later dudes.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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