Karthik Shiraly wrote:
The other problem is that the icon's design might change between versions and themes. I have a stock android 2.x device, and its standard icons look *very* different from stock android 4.1, which is again a bit different from stock android 4.4.
This was precisely my point when I wrote
In the quest to make the app appear more 'native'
Froyo remove icon might be different than say Lillipop. When it is rendered in the app on different platforms, it will look like the 'platform icon' which the user is visually used to.