XfceIconTheme png/svg preference

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at xfce.org
Sat Nov 6 08:54:30 CET 2004

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> hey all,
> i'm finally getting around to fixing some XfceIconTheme problems, and i'm
> setting it up to properly prefer correctly-sized non-svg files over .svg
> files, since .svg files can take a bit longer to parse.
> it's basically done, except for one thing i can't decide on.  say we have
> a 48x48 .png icon and an .svg icon.  we want a 16x16 icon.  do we rescale
> the .png down to 16x16, or return the .svg?  the questions are:

It doesn't make much sense to prefer a non-scalable image format over a 
scalable one when you have to scale, does it? ;-)

So, unless there is a strong reason not to, prefering svg if there is no 
  matching png is the most logical way of handling it, IMO.


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