Missuse of a hardcoded icon on xfce exo

Olivier Duchateau duchateau.olivier at gmail.com
Fri Aug 25 16:42:18 CEST 2017

On Fri, 25 Aug 2017 01:05:44 -0300
Pablo Roberto Lezaeta Reyes <prflr88 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I noticed that commit 511808ff2586bd196600c [0]
>  in exo introduce a change that is even though they're now using a
> freedesktop standard icon they're using it in *entirely the wrong context*
> which will play havoc with any icon theme in existance.
> Emblem icons are for *tags and properties of files*, that are displayed in
> the file manager. This context contains emblems for such things as “
> read-only” or “photos” [1].

Complain Adwaita icons theme (or the GNOME designe team), because they are not able to follow the standard, they develop.

> [0]
> https://git.xfce.org/xfce/exo/commit/?id=29474fe37267266e785511808ff2586bd196600c
> [1]
> https://standards.freedesktop.org/icon-naming-spec/icon-naming-spec-latest.html
> Since is a developer release, should I notify them as a bug or this is
> enough?
> *Pablo Lezaeta*


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