Definition of the current icon theme

Markus Raab elektra at
Sun Jan 29 21:22:59 UTC 2017


29. January 2017, 00:57:54 Роман Чистоходов wrote:
> Icon Theme Specification mentions "current theme", but does not elaborate
> on what it is and how it can be detected, [...]
> It seems like detection of the current icon theme is DE-dependent right
> now. [...] Applications may read file and watch it for
> changes (using platform-dependent API).
> Until this is not implemented by desktop environments, sensible fallback
> may be specified for each popular DE.

Elektra implements DE detection in
and we gladly accept desktop icons detection. It would give the desired 
features (e.g. notification via and 
the plugin could implement fallbacks in the case nobody writes into the KDB.

Btw. why didn't you suggest dbus?

best regards,

Markus Raab  
Technische Universität Wien       elektra at
Institut für Computersprachen           Phone: (+431) 58801/185185
Argentinierstr. 8, 1040 Wien, Austria     FAX: (+431) 58801/18598

DVR 0005886
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