Icon names for browser and MUA
vuntz at gnome.org
Wed Jun 20 02:18:07 PDT 2012
Le lundi 18 juin 2012, à 09:06 -0400, Rodney Dawes a écrit :
> No. There used to be similar names in the spec, but were removed as
> mail and browser apps are always branded things, and not generic
> utilities. And they need to be branded, so the user knows what to expect
> from the app. There's no good reason to have generic icons for them.
Hrm, except that epiphany uses a rather generic web-browser icon... I
guess you consider this is a bug in epiphany?
Also, more importantly, there are several areas where it might make
sense to have an icon for a web browser (for instance, in a UI to define
the default web browser). Same for the mailer.
> Ditën e Mon, 18/06/2012 më 10.29 +0200, Vincent Untz ka shkruar:
> > (cc'ing Rodney and Alex, since they are the people who dealt with
> > icon-related specs in the past)
> > Le jeudi 07 juin 2012, à 11:49 +0200, Guido Berhoerster a écrit :
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > is there any reason why there are no standard icon names for a
> > > browser and MUA in the XDG Icon Naming Spec?
> > > "internet-web-browser"/"web-browser" and "internet-mail" seem to
> > > be in use for that already, could these be added to the spec?
> > Rodney, Alex, is this change fine with you? Can we go ahead and commit
> > this to xdg/default-icon-theme?
> > (I'm happy to get write access to the repo and do it if you want)
> > Thanks,
> > Vincent
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