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Re: Modernising menu manual icons requirement

On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 05:47:15PM -0400, David B Harris wrote:
> On Tue, 13 May 2003 23:03:02 +0200
> Bill Allombert <allomber@math.u-bordeaux.fr> wrote:
> > > I know at least two dozen people who use 48x48 icons, even though
> > > they're not in the menu. (They're in a panel or somesuch.)
> > 
> > This document apply onlys to icons in /usr/lib/menu for application
> > menu. Icons specifically designed for use with an application (window
> > manager, file manager) can be of any size.
> Don't you think it would be nice if they could be used for both? (After
> all, application icons on a panel are menus in their own right.)

The menu manual is not supposed to comment on such things.

> 32x32 is *huge* in a menu, and 48x48 is insane. At least for common use
> today :) If it's going to be changed, there has to be the basic

What is the resolution of your screen ?

> assumption that the Right Thing(tm) will be done, either via dynamic
> resizing on the part of the menu app, or conversion in the menu method
> (the latter will always work). Otherwise, it needs to be left as-is.

OK, I will keep the 32x32 limit.

I am more interested about discussing the 8 bit display stuff, anyway.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

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