Desktop Emblems Proposed Spec

Jakub Steiner jimmac at
Thu Feb 1 14:45:46 EET 2007

On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 09:15 +0100, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen wrote:

Hi folks.

>  * How about allowing base64 encoded images to be inlined in
> the .emblem? This is bad for theming purposes but might also be easier
> in many cases.

I advise against this, as the existing icon lookup infrastructure allows
to have pixel-precise versions for specific sizes. Embedding multiple
versions of an icon in the .emblem and the associated special-case
lookup code sounds like over-engineering things.


Jakub Steiner <jimmac at>
Novell, Inc.

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