Icon-theme-spec update for scaled icons

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Tue Jul 2 07:08:46 PDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-07-02 at 15:51 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> + Icons can have a target scale, describing what scale factor + they
> are designed for.

Could you define "scale factor"? Something such as "High-DPI (> 200 dpi)
screens would use a higher scale factor than the default 1x".

>  For instance, an icon with a + directory size of 48 but scale 2 would
> be 96x96 pixels, but + designed to have the same level of detail as a
> 48x48 icon at + scale 1.

I'd use "1x" to show that it's a scale factor.

>  This is useful on very high resolution displays + where a 48x48 icon

This would be used on very high...

>  would be too small (or ugly upscaled) and + a normal 96x96 icon would
> have a lot of detail that would + not be visible on the high
> resolution monitor.

High resolution or high DPI?

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