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Re: More on icons for packages

On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 20:18:39 -0500
"Dale C. Scheetz" <dwarf@polaris.net> wrote:

> > Thus it might be even better to define a policy the following way:
> > 
> >    1. Put all XPMs for the use in Debian-Menu into
> >         /usr/share/menu/pixmaps
> >    2. Put all PNGs (and others) into /usr/share/pixmaps if they are
> >       intended for applications which follow freedesktop.org
> >       specification
> I don't really see a need for the split. All menu icons should be xpm
> so any other icons are for some other purpose.

I think the point is we don't want to be stuck we xpm till eternity.
Especially because we have window/desktop managers that support better
formats like png or svg for example and programs supplying them.

grts Tim

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