Proposal: Increasing application icon sizes to 64px

Pierre-Yves Chibon pingou at
Thu Oct 2 14:50:39 UTC 2014

On Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 04:47:08PM +0200, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 02.10.2014 um 16:32 schrieb Richard Hughes:
> > On 2 October 2014 15:17, Tim Lauridsen <tim.lauridsen at> wrote:
> >> I think that is a bad idea to exclude applications from a Software manager,
> >> because they don't live up to some visual quality guidelines.
> > 
> > There's actually a whole load of reasons why we'd blacklist
> > applications:
> > for instance programs that identify themselves as "settings" or apps
> > that haven't had an upstream release in 5 years
> don't get me wrong but "haven't had an upstream release in 5 years"
> is a silly reasoning - if an application works and has the feature
> set it was intended to provide upstream needs to open the changelog
> type there "to make some distribution clown happy", raise the version
> number and the maintainer in the distribution too has useless work?

You may disagree and say so, but calling anyone a clown is not going to make
your argument stronger, quite the contrary in fact.
Please do not resolve to personal attack on this list.

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