Re: default theme consensus
- From: Martyn Russell <martyn russell bt com>
- To: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: default theme consensus
- Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 08:46:12 +0100
On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 21:13, Shaun McCance wrote:
> The documentation team really needs a decision on the default theme for
> 2.8. We're already past the UI freeze, which exists in part to allow us
> to finalize screenshots.
> The candidates seem to be "Glider" and "Indubstrial". I don't know if
> Glider became the actual name, and Indubstrial certainly needs a better
> name. Glider (SmoothGNOME) seemed to be getting a lot of traction.
> Let's have a *quick* discussion, then get somebody with an iron fist to
> deliver the verdict from on-high. And I mean quick. I'm going to start
> screenshooting Real Soon Now. Once I do, I will vehemently attempt to
> block any change to the default theme. Like pounding the ground with my
> powerful arms, frothing at the mouth, screaming at the top of my lungs.
> It won't be pretty. Please don't make me do it.
Although this theme is great and I welcome it, personally I really like
the OpusOS Metacity theme:
I first saw it when Mikael posted a blog about Blam! and have since
started using it at work and home, it's great!
You need gnome-themes-extras 0.7 and I also make use of the Oasis GTK
This is the original Blam! screen shot:
The only thing I'm not too crazy on is some of the icons, if I could
stick with the original Red Hat Bluecurve icons it would be superb.
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