Request for feature removal: "Double-sized pixels" in icons

Luciano Montanaro mikelima at
Tue Nov 30 15:32:39 GMT 2004

El Martes 30 Noviembre 2004 15:45, Hans Meine escribió:
> On Monday 29 November 2004 21:59, Antonio Larrosa Jiménez wrote:
> > I agree.
> > If Olaf and Gunnar give their approval from their accesibility point of
> > view, then there's no problem for me (and I don't know why wouldn't
> > they since it's possible to select a bigger icon size anyway).
> Hmm, nobody seems to recall that one very good reason for this feature
> has been already mentioned: Selecting larger icons might give you more
> detail, which is fine for most of us, but not from an accessibility point
> of view.
> So, ideally the icon loader should support an option like "remove
> details" in addition to freely adjustable sizes, which would make it
> deliver icons of the requested size (so that all clients get the icon
> sizes they ask for) by scaling up smaller, less-detailed versions of that
> icon.

The "remove details" options could simply be an additional accessible icon 
theme, can't it? The Flat Monochrome theme has recently been announced on 
the accessibility mailing list (and on kde-look .org), and it could fit the 
bill quite well already. 

Luciano Montanaro 

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