They're removed. =20
On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 05:40:08AM -0300, bulia byak wrote:
> Some time ago I reported (and fixed) a duplication of strings in the
> unused code in src/ui. Now I discovered that the icons are also
> duplicated: in share/icons, alongside icons.svg, each icon is also in
> its own file. Bryce, can you please remove those duplicated icons
> - I'm in principle against tearing icons.svg into pieces, as I
> explained some time ago in a discussion here. This will slow down
> program loading (parsing lots of small files is much slower than
> parsing a single big file) and make editing less convenient. Another
> reason is that the separate SVGs will be significantly larger in the
> total filesize than the single file (and thus even slower to load)
> because in the single file, many icons with repeating elements use
> clones which save a lot of space and work faster. With separate files
> this is impossible.
> - People are already, and will be in the future, terribly confused as
> to which file is the real source for an icon.
> - The duplicate icons are already getting out of sync because
> icons.svg is updated from time to time.
> It would be nice to have this fixed before the release.
> bulia byak
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