Re: GEP-2 Theme Sets (aka Metathemer)

On Mon, 2002-11-04 at 12:08, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Usability isn't just about function, it's also about fun and
> pleasantness. People (and by people I mean just average nontechnical
> users) enjoy silly fonts and silly media player themes; those sort of
> things are fine as long as you have to enable them explicitly, I
> think.

Fonts are different from themes. If a theme applied a truely bad
"control theme" it would still be fairly trivial for the user to fix
that change. If a theme applied a really poor font it could render the
users whole environment unusable (its pretty hard to do anything when
you can't read the text on the screen).


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