Re: 1.4.1, gtk-engines, integration

Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org> writes:

> Hi all, Kjartan,
> I spoke to Kjartan earlier about integration issues between 1.4.1 and 2.0,
> particularly about the default GTK+ theme. Here are some ideas for dealing
> with look and feel integration between the two platforms:
>   - Shipping 1.4.1 with 'Raleigh' as the default GTK+ theme - as that is
>     currently the default theme for 2.0 - means we can rely on a similar
>     look and feel in the 1.x and 2.x default configurations.
>   - Shipping a gtk-engine module for each platform containing the same
>     themes means we can provide some popular themes that work on both.
>     Some work has been done on ThinIce (Richard? Not sure where this is at),
>     Seth has ported Crux (hammering a few remaining bugs out), and Owen has
>     already published some pixmap theme crack^Wbeautiful art. This doesn't
>     cover all of the themes in the 1.4.x gtk-engines module, but these are
>     arguably the most popular themes.

The 1.4.x gtk-engines module contains 5 theme engines:

 Raleigh   => default GTK+-2.0
 Redmond95 => ported (and much improved)
 Metal     => ported (and much improved)
 Pixmap    => pixbuf (should be able to load all old pixmap RC files.)
 Notif     => Not ported. Does anyone care?

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