deprecated stuff

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Tue Aug 30 23:01:49 CEST 2005

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On 8/30/2005 1:48 PM, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>I'll admit I wrote XfceIconTheme sorta backwards.  I started with the
>>spec, and implemented what seemed reasonable, and then tried it with
>>XfceDesktopMenu.  The results were much crappier than I expected.  A
>>good number of icons were missing, and fiddling with XDG_DATA_DIRS
>>didn't seem to help.  So the game turned into "how many icons can I get
>>it to display without doing terribly icky things?"
>>Again, I'm looking for solutions - if someone wants to kick the
>>maintainers of apps using legacy maintainers, go ahead.  I'm in favor of
>>it.  In the meantime, I want our icon lookups to succeed.
> Ok, speaking of solutions: Can you try to use the existing XfceIconTheme
> interface and use GtkIconTheme internally, so we don't need to (a)
> deprecate the XfceIconTheme API and (b) add another API that might be
> deprecated with Xfce 4.6 then?

Agreed, that's probably a better idea.  I'm thinking the 'best' way of
doing this would be to just have XfceIconTheme act as a proxy object for
a GtkIconTheme singleton.  Well, maybe not best, but not too difficult,
and doesn't involve breaking A(P|B)I.  Any thoughts?


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