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

Rodney Dawes dobey at
Wed Jun 28 21:33:36 EEST 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-28 at 10:59 -0700, Bastian, Waldo wrote:
> >I don't know why KDE chose: "apps" for the subdirectory when: "kde"
> >would have been a better choice.
> KDE's file hierarchy is explained here:

The information here doesn't explain *why* the directory name "apps" was
chosen, and *why* it was made a sub-directory, rather than following the
specification in the FHS. It merely explains what the different
directories are meant to contain.

Are you opposed to moving the stuff in share/apps to the share/
directory directly? Or were you just pointing out the page that contains
some information about the KDE directory layout? Just wondering, as I am
about to write up a patch to the Icon Theme Specification based on the
consensus that James and I came to about app-specific icons being in

-- dobey

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