Application Icons

Danny Milosavljevic danny.milo at
Sat Sep 11 14:24:37 CEST 2004


Am Freitag, den 10.09.2004, 10:36 -0700 schrieb Brian J. Tarricone:
> On 09/10/04 13:54, Frank Schmitt wrote:
> > Hello
> > 
> > If an application doesn't provide an icon, XFCE uses a quite ugly
> > default icon in taskbar, iconbox, switch-to-dialog etc. KDE has a quite
> > clever solution for this:
> > 
> > If the application provides an icon, it is used. If the application
> > doesn't, KDE looks for /usr/share/icons/$XRessourceNameOfApp.png and
> > uses this file if present.
> i'm thinking it would be more likely to be in $datadir/pixmaps than in
> $datadir/icons, but whatever.  it would also be nice to be able to theme the
> 'unknown' icon in the case that nothing suitable can be found.

well since we are thawn, why not change that too :->. That is, after we
decided how exactly to get hands on the unknown icon (with fallbacks,
icontheme, ...)

And it shouldn't have much impact anyways.



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