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

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Wed Jun 28 22:09:24 EEST 2006

Rodney Dawes wrote:
>> Why should they be prefixed with "kde" if the next entry will contain
>> the application name? E.g., apps/konqueror, config/kmailrc.
>Because the directory structure is specific to kde. As I pointed out
>previously, according to the FHS, the sub-directories of the apps
>directory should not be in an apps sub-directory, but instead should be
>directly underneath the share directory. 

As someone pointed out, this is just to make it cleaner. Personally, I 
believe FHS should be changed to separate what is application-specific 
from what is shared between applications. We risk clashing between the 
application name and a concept (like sounds, icons, pixmaps, etc.)

>The stuff in config, should probably actually be in /etc or such.

That makes sense.

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