[Python-Dev] Minor: Unix icons for 2.5?

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at acm.org
Tue Jul 11 19:33:07 CEST 2006

Anthony Baxter wrote:
 > There's an open PEP-356 issue for "update the icons to the newer
 > shinier ones" for Unix. As far as I can see, there's the 14x15 GIF
 > images used for Idle and the documentation. Note that for me at least,
 > idle comes up without an icon _anyway_.

A pyfav.(gif|png) replacement would be quite welcome!

On Tuesday 11 July 2006 13:25, Georg Brandl wrote:
 > In case we add a Python .desktop file (as proposed in patch #1353344),
 > we'll need some PNGs in /usr/share/icons. A patch for Makefile.pre.in
 > is attached.

I know the .desktop files have become fairly standard, but are these our 
responsibility or does that rest with the distributions/integrators?  (I'm 
not objecting, but I'm not sure what the right thing really is since Python 
is an interpreter, not a desktop application.)


Fred L. Drake, Jr.   <fdrake at acm.org>

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