Emoticons theme specification
ogoffart at tiscalinet.be
Mon Jan 10 17:58:45 EET 2005
Le Dimanche 9 Janvier 2005 20:05, Owen Taylor a écrit :
> - Does it really make sense to have emoticon themes separate from icon
> themes? While I can imagine it being neat to be able to trade just
> an emoticon theme, my expectation would be that the emoticons
> would just follow the general appearance of my desktop.
c.f. the other thread, i think emoticon theme is also something that can be
> - MNG? icon themes don't support MNG ... and GNOME doesn't support MNG.
> MNG could probably be added to the icon theme spec
> in a similar way to SVG. Do current emoticon themes use MNG?
> Would APNG be a better choice? GNOME doesn't support APNG either
> but it would be a lot more trivial to add.)
Ok, MNG was for animations, and we could use gif anyway.
> - Should the spec support SVG? Both GNOME and KDE support SVG icon
> themes, and it seems that people might want scalable emoticons.
SVG is probably a good idea. i don't know if khtml support it fine thought.
> - What about size handling? Do you have to create a separate theme
> for each size? What about scalable emoticon themes?
i'll take care.
> - We seem to be using .ini-style files more than XML files for theme
> information. Can the emoticon theme information be wedge into
> an .ini file in some natural way? If XML is the right format
> (and we are using it in xdgmime), then I suspect GNOME people would
> appreciate if the specification limited XML to the GMarkup subset:
the XML format is simple.
> - I'm not sure a hidden .directory file is the best way to handling
> theme naming. Right now we do naming with
> /usr/share/themes/index.theme /usr/share/icons/index.theme ... if
> you used one of those two directories, then you could just piggyback
> off of that. If not, then I think an index.theme file would be
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