Re: splash screen and session and theme

On Tue, 2003-02-25 at 10:29, Andrew Sobala wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-02-25 at 11:46, James Henstridge wrote:
> > Kang Jeong-Hee wrote:
> > 
> > >well, what do you have in mind for this issue?
> > >I want to listen to you.
> > >  
> > >
> > How about making the splash screen image part of the icon theme?  That 
> > way you can use the icon theme lookup functions to find the file.  This 
> > way the standard splash screen could be part of the "gnome" theme in 
> > gnome-icon-theme, and it would be inherited by all the other gnome icon 
> > themes automatically.  Also, icon themes could choose a splash image 
> > that matched the program icons it displays along the bottom edge while 
> > the session loads.
> If you go down that path, why not make the default desktop background
> part of the icon theme?
> If you went down this path, you'd probably have to rename icon theme to
> "Picture theme" or "Image theme" in all user visible areas (there is a
> _long_ bug about the difference between these 2 and I can't remember
> what the difference is).

I have to agree here; the splash image should definitely remain
separately themeable.  My icon theme has little to do with my splash
screen (which I actually chose to match my GDM theme, since that seems
more natural, to me at least).  Whether the splash screen needs be in
the Metatheme configuration dialog... dunno.  Would be a bit cluttered.

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