Desktop Icons

Biju Chacko biju_chacko at
Tue Sep 30 05:36:00 CEST 2003

On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 15:36:14 -0500, edscott wilson garcia wrote:

> Each application may have an internally defined icon, which should be
> used (that's what the taskbar does). If no internally defined icon is
> used, you should provide a default icon. As a plus, you could allow the
> user to override internally defined icons and the default icon. 

Erik seems to be talking about Nautilus style launcher icons rather than
minimized application icons. In that case he needs to check the
mime spec and the icon spec too.

> BTW, what's the freedesktop icon spec?
Good grief, Edscott. You really need to browse sometime. There
are several standards that impact on the behavior of a filemanager. The
shared-mime-info spec is probably the most important.


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