Icon name; task-passed-due

Rodney Dawes dobey.pwns at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 11:10:45 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 10:34 -0700, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> Rodney Dawes wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 11:34 -0700, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> >> I think that proper US English would be "past due"
> >>
> >> Yes, the work 'passed' exists but it has a different use.  Normally used 
> >> to indicate that a physical object has been passed: I passed the ball; I 
> >> passed the car.  But, an account is: 'past due'.  This might be 
> >> different in British English.
> > 
> > Or, the time when a task is due, has passed.
> > 
> >> And since "past due" is a single token, this should be:
> >>
> >> 	task-past_due
> > 
> > There is nothing in the spec requiring single tokens to be
> > separated with the _ character. It is only stated as one of
> > the allowed characters.
> Correct.  The issue is that the spec says:
> The dash "-" character is used to separate levels of specificity in icon 
> names, for all contexts other than MimeTypes.
> Does that mean that that is the *only* use of the dash.  I think that it 
> should be, and that is the way that I read it -- if there is a dash in a 
> non-MimeType name, then it indicates a separation of levels  of specificity.

No. It does not say only anywhere in that statement in the spec. It is
how you chose to read it, as you want it to be that way. It is used for

-- dobey

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