.desktop files with relative icons ?

Rémi turboult at easynet.fr
Wed Aug 30 23:26:39 PDT 2006

Bastian, Waldo wrote:
> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) said:
>> On Mon, 28 Aug 2006 09:45:00 -0700 "Bastian, Waldo"
>> <waldo.bastian at intel.com> babbled:
>>> Prefix with ./ sounds good:
>>> * If it starts with "/" it's an absolute path
>>> * If it starts with "./" is's a relative path
>>> * Everything else is a themed icon name
>> you forgot ../
> Yes, that's indeed useful to support. I just checked and the current KDE
> implementation doesn't support ../ instead you need to use ./../
> I'm inclined to stay with the behavior of the current implementation.
thanks for all your answers. Will this be added in the Desktop Entry 
Specification ?

I have another question regarding ".directory" files. In the "Icon 
Naming Specification", there are very few "folder" icons, most of the 
applicable ones seem to be "emblems", which, if I understand correctly 
(it is not explicit) are supposed to be added on top of another icon. 
How is it done with the ".directory" file ? e.g. how do I set a standard 
icon for a "directory with photos" ? (folder + emblem-photos ?). Sorry 
if I missed something.

Best regards,

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