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Month: December 2013

Re: [trinity-devel] Need an svg expert

From: "Darrell Anderson" <darrella@...>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 18:02:02 -0600
>Probably a good place to start.  If KDE4 displays them at a
>decent speed on the same hardware, dissect KDE4, since its
>structure is still going to be somewhat more like Trinity's than
>Another possibility would be to do some sort of prerender-and-
>cache-as-raster, although that's probably adding needless 
>complexity  to the system.
>Or we can just hack the Kicker code to discard all 
>files and drop to the raster versions--crude, but doesn't require
>cooperation from anyone else.  We then ship a prerendered set
>of PNGs matching what LibreOffice was using at the time of
>release, and call it good . . . and hope that no one else decides
>ridiculously oversized icons are a good idea. :-/

The LO 4.1 package I'm using comes with png files of the svg icons.

As png files are already installed, then a short-term hack could 
ensure the svg files are not used.

Long term, update the algorithm.

>I don't think they're likely to change the icon set with every 
>to LO, so we can just check and update whenever *we* make a
>new release.  Only a few people are likely to notice or care 
>this also affects another DE's default icon set).

The icon graphics likely do not change often. Just the file name of 
the icons, which use the version number.