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Re: [PATCH] rework image handling



On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 13:12 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Jeremy Katz (katzj redhat com) said: 
> > > 3) uses readIconFromTheme, where available, using XDG standard names
> > 
> > Some of the icons being used are ... a bit arbitrary as "this matches
> > what the image was" rather than "this is the intent of the icon naming
> > theme.  eg, using applications-internet for the timezone screen just
> > happens to work given our icon theme, but can't really be guaranteed at
> > all.  If there's not something which matches the intent, we probably
> > shouldn't go with it to avoid more problems down the road.
> 
> Right; it's a matter of either 1) using xdg-approved names 2) picking something
> else that happens to be in the icon theme, and hoping it stays there. Six
> of one, half dozen of the other.

Or continuing to use ad-hoc icons.  Which is the "correct" thing to do,
at least, according to my reading of the spec.

Jeremy


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