Multiple DeskTops, HiColor theme, standardized icon names, & menu icons

Kenneth Wimer kwwii at
Sun Jun 25 01:30:28 EEST 2006

Somewhat off-topic, sorry....

On Jun 25, 2006, at 12:26 AM, James Richard Tyrer wrote:

> Shaun McCance wrote:
>> The remaining half is that I would rather not have
>> to target Gnome's accessibility themes specifically.
>> I don't know what KDE provides along these lines,
>> but I would hate for Yelp not to use high contrast
>> icons when run in high contrast under KDE.
>> Does KDE have icons sets for various accessibility
>> requirements?  I think we could easily just define
>> a few common accessibility theme names, and then
>> actual accessibility themes could just inherit
>> from those.  Third-party packages could then just
>> provide e.g. hicontrast icons whenever they also
>> provide hicolor icons, and in exactly the same
>> way.
> Currently, KDEAccessibility installs an icon them called  
> "Monochrome" {"mono" for short}.
> Yes, it would be good to have standard names for accessibility icon  
> themes.  It appears to me that the GNOME names would be fine.

Better yet would be to join efforts on making a cross-desktop  
accessibility theme - don't think anyone is going to argue over how  
they should look, artistically speaking :-)


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