[Icon Theme Spec] Directory Layout
stephan at xfce.org
Sat Jun 16 06:26:36 PDT 2007
On 6/16/07, Rodney Dawes <dobey.pwns at gmail.com> wrote:
> This bug is about GTK+ theme paths, not Icon Themes. The argument of GTK
> following the Icon Theme spec is irrelevant here.
> -- dobey
> On Sat, 2007-06-16 at 09:53 +0200, Stephan Arts wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am sending this mail in response to this bug, regarding the
> > lookup if themes and icons inside the home directory. The spec
> > describes that apps need to search in $XDG_DATA_DIRS/icons, and
> > $HOME/.icons (according to the spec: 'for backwards compatibility'),
> > but not in $XDG_DATA_HOME/icons.
> > If $HOME/.icons only exists for backwards-compatibility, then
> > user-installed themes and icons should be located in $XDG_DATA_HOME,
> > right?
> > Regards,
> > Stephan
> >  http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=447840
That's fine by me.
But the question I had is still valid imho.
Why is ~/.icons referred to as deprecated when it seems there is no
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