Re: default theme consensus

On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 19:41 -0400, Britt Selvitelle wrote:
> As theme preferences are largely opinion based, I know it's hard to come
> up with a decision on this one ...
> I think Glider is an excellent theme but I personally find Indubstrial
> more smooth and soothing to the eye, so would favor it for the default
> theme.
> (Regardless, both I think are appropriate for inclusion in gnome-themes)

I just realized, I think I can and should clarify, with more than just
'This one looks purdy.'

I find that the 'Raised 3D' look of Smooth/Glider to be somewhat harsh
and distracting at times, where as Indubstrial blends well between
widgets. For example, the contrast between the filemenu, toolbar, and
navigational treeview in Evolution:

(Note: I'd like to reiterate that I think both are excellent themes and
should be included in the Desktop ... this is simply for the sake of
deciding the default.)

Britt Selvitelle <mbs uky edu>

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