[Kde-hardware-devel] [kde-artists] Renaming Oxygen's devices/ icons

David Vignoni david at oxygen-icons.org
Sun Jun 17 22:50:19 CEST 2007


Il giorno 17/giu/07, alle ore 21:12, Kevin Ottens ha scritto:
> Le dimanche 17 juin 2007, Jakob Petsovits a écrit :
>> On Saturday, 16. June 2007, Jakob Petsovits wrote:
>>>> 3) media-optical-video
>>>> In any case, we'll need a generic icon like the one we have for
>>>> media-optical-audio. Then the question is, do we want the dvd,  
>>>> hddvd,
>>>> blueray ones? (that would mean four icons in total for the
>>>> media-optical-video namespace: media-optical-video-dvd,
>>>> media-optical-video-hddvd,
>>>> media-optical-video-blueray and media-optical-video itself)
>>> In line with my reasoning from above, that would rather be
>>> - media-optical-video
>>> - media-optical-dvd, media-optical-hddvd, media-optical-bluray
>>> - media-optical-video-dvd, media-optical-video-hddvd,
>>>   media-video-optical-bluray
>> Er, oops. The last one obviously needs to be the other way round.
> Well, honestly I don't think we need that many icons... The user  
> don't care
> IMO about media-optical-dvd, etc. It doesn't add any value. That's  
> also why
> I'm not a strong proponent of the media-optical-video-* ones. The  
> basically
> wants to know if there's a video on his medium, he probably doesn't  
> care if
> it's blueray, dvd or hddvd.

I think these will be needed in the future. For example, a video  
player that handle different media video formats may require  an icon  
for each of them. But I think we should first focus on the devices  
needed now, and then when it cames we can add more.


David Vignoni, david at oxygen-icons.org
OXYGEN icon theme director and designer

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