[aur-general] Icons pack naming guidelines

Agustin Ferrario agustin.ferrario at hotmail.com.ar
Sat Jun 29 13:04:19 EDT 2013

On Fri 28 Jun 2013 09:52:23 AM ART, Maxime Gauduin wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-06-28 at 10:44 +0200, Edoardo Maria Elidoro wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I was wondering why a lot of icon themes in AUR have this "kind" of
>> name: $name-icon-theme.
>> I think it should be better if the guidelines would encourage a
>> cleaner (and IMHO better) format like: icon-theme-$name, just like the
>> gtk-themes in AUR.
>> What do you think?
>> Maybe the guidelines already suggest something like this, I'm just
>> asking since I found A LOT of packages with that "kind" of name.
>> Have a nice day,
>> Edoardo
> *-icon-theme seems to be the convention right now, but there is no
> guideline about this afaik. icon-theme-* might be a good idea, but we
> already have gnome-icon-theme, humanity-icon-theme and the likes in our
> repos. Unless you want to go on a crusade to change all the icon theme
> packages, I'd leave it at that, seems like too much wasted energy to me.
> Cheers,
> --
> Maxime

I think we should write it in the Arch Packaging Standards so they all 
use the same convention

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