Re: themes and gnome (standardized directory idea)

I'm definitely a fan of this idea.  Themes should just all be centrally
located whenever possible, and it does make themeballs a lot more

(another slightly off-topic idea would be to make a "themes and
backgrounds" red carpet channel....that would be convenient.)

On Wed, 2002-06-26 at 23:49, Dave Bordoley wrote:
> Tigert had mentioned the idea of theme authors being able to distribute
> themeballs on nautilus-list awhile ago. These would be tar.gz packages
> that includes themes for a bunch of different stuff that compliment each
> other well. These aren't quite metathemes in that the user is still free
> to pick and choose for the individual component. So here's a proposal. 
> themes should be distributed as such 
> themename/gtk
>          /gtk2
>          /sawfish
>          /metacity
> 	 /gnome-cd
> 	 /icons (assuming nautilus switches to using the icons standard)
> Perhaps we could extend this idea to even include kde themes (maybe make
> this a standard way of distributing themes). Obviously theme authors
> could limit themes to only certain components(gtk, gtk2, etc.) but since
> users are still able to mix and match this shouldnt' be an issue at all.
> Themes should be stored globally in /usr/share/themes (distro depedent i
> guess, but I'm basing this on redhat), or per user in the ~/.themes
> directory.
> just brain storming here.
> dave
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