[Portland] Re: [Fwd: Re: Mime-typ Scribus?]

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Wed Jun 21 10:33:03 EEST 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-20 at 17:11 -0700, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> > With something like this in place the mime spec for the
> > application/x-scribus mimetype could specify a generic icon name that
> > all icon themes have, and then the file conflict issue is much less
> > problematic. I.E. if you don't install the icon in hicolor then themes
> > without the specific scribus icon will still get a not-total-crap icon
> > for the scribus files.
> I have previously suggested on the XDG list that the: "Icon=" variable 
> in the 'desktop' file could have a list of possible icons, rather than 
> just one to be searched for in order L2R.  It appears to me that this 
> would give the most control over specific vs. generic MIME type icons.

That would only work for application icons though, not for mime type
icons. Or am I missing something?

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