Proposal for better handling of mimetype icon themeing

Rodney Dawes dobey at
Tue Dec 20 20:56:47 EET 2005

On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 17:10 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> 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.

I haven't had time to fully review the changes yet. Expect to see a
lengthy mail from me when you get back, though. :)

-- dobey

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