Ideas concerning desktop application icons

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Sun Aug 27 12:30:57 PDT 2006

Christopher R. Parr wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm trying to start a new project - Ixons (Icons on Unix). Its aim is
> to think about a way to manage all the icons for any desktop.
> Interested?
> Then have a look at
> Please tell me what you think about this.

1.	There is a standard for where global icons are installed.

2.	There was a recent attempt to develop a standard for where apps
	install their "private" icons but some major KDE developers

3.	There is a project to standardize icon names.

When there is full compliance with #1, somehow #2 is resolved, and #3 is 
completed and implemented, will there still be anything for your project 
to do?

If not, I suggest that you join the project to standardize icon names:

and participate in further development of the icon theme spec:


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