Re: splash screen session and theme


On Thu, 2003-02-27 at 12:15, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Mark McLoughlin">
> > Well, that was my initial reaction. But it is a hugely visible part of
> > GNOME so I think it makes sense to allow it to be changed somehow.
> > Currently its a gnome-session preference ... adding it to the session
> > properties capplet IMHO would be really silly but allowing theme authors
> > to supply a different splash screen seems a lot less silly.
> > 
> > Hmm, that's not a direct answer to "why is it interesting or important",
> > though :-)
> Yeah. We have a GConf key that distributors can change should they want to
> (and they always do)... Why is it important to put this in the user
> interface at all, let alone as part of theme management? Way technical users
> can just fix up the GConf key themselves if they're that anal retentive. :-)

	The GConf key is not about branding - people branding GNOME just ship a
different image.

> > Themes change the "look and feel" of GNOME. The splash screen image is a
> > very prominent part of the "look" at least (but so is the desktop
> > background image and that isn't themeable so ...)
> Background image as part of the theme makes a lot of sense (esp. for a11y
> themes), but I think the splash screen stuff is a bit OCD. :-)

	The splash screen image is still part of the "look" of GNOME - or at
least it should be so long as we still have a splash screen.

	OCD ?

Good Luck,

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