Sharing emoticons themes between Kopete and Konversation.
bastian at kde.org
Fri Jan 7 14:47:03 GMT 2005
On Friday 07 January 2005 15:34, Olivier Goffart wrote:
> Konversation recently added support for emoticons.
> They decided to use the same format for themes than kopete.
> A Kopete emoticons theme is a sub directory of
> containings all the pictures, and an xml file that gives each picture an
> ASCII symbol.
> Konversation actualy looks there + in his own konversation dir.
> IMO, we should make this more generic to don't force every program to looks
> in every programs dir.
> That's why i suggest placing emoticons in $KDEDIR/share/emoticons
> is that ok ?
I think so.
> It's not a big change, and could be even maybe be done before KDE 3.4
> And most emoticons theme should probably be placed in kdeartwork. keeping
> only the default one in kdenetwork with kopete.
I would move the default one to kdelibs then actually. That way Konversation
doesn't need to depend on Kopete for its icons.
> Anyway, there is a few issue with the current emoticon theme : The theme
> name (which is actualy the name of the directory) is actualy not
> translatable. Maybe a .desktop file is needed in this dir.
Would be more flexible, yes.
> Opinions ?
Is there a document that describes how these themes look like? You may wish to
submit that to freedesktop.org.
http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/xdg is a good start point for
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