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

Rodney Dawes dobey at
Fri Jun 30 20:04:45 EEST 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-30 at 08:49 -0700, Bastian, Waldo wrote:
> >Why should enabling the ability for a standard
> >method of fallback for icons that those apps want to have themed, be
> >any less appropriate?
> I'm not sure what "fallback" means. It's ok to specify a standard method
> for looking for themed versions of a specific application private icon.
> Where we disagree is that I say that it doesn't matter where the
> application installs the versions that it ships and it is undesirable to
> impose a location on the application without an actual need for it
> because it introduces a certain amount of cumbersomeness. We pay that
> price in the case of app icons, MIME types and .desktop files because we
> have no choice there.

There is a need. If there wasn't, this thread wouldn't be here.

-- dobey

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