Re: default theme consensus

All the colors currently in Glider are from the HIG palette, with one or
two exceptions that I just can't get rid of. I am very hesitant to use
colors that aren't from the palette; though I will consider these
This flat theme was just an experiment of mine. I still like the
gradients better.

On Wed, 2004-08-18 at 12:33 -0700, Eugenia Loli-Queru wrote:
> 1. A lighter color for the "toggle button" and "background tabs". Currently, 
> the light color come in extreme contrast of the toggle color, so I would 
> suggest a lighter (but still distinct) color for those.

I can try lightening the Basic 3D Medium color slightly.

> 2. All active elements (anything that can be clicked that is) should have a 
> different color than the background "window view/body". I don't know why 
> theme creators don't do that... Doing so, it makes any theme much more 
> accessible, even for those who don't need special accessibility (because the 
> brain is faster to distinguish between elements that have different colors 
> than it is for shapes, otherwise extra brain-power is needed to distinguish 
> what is where). The color difference is subtle (otherwise it would look like 
> a clown ;-), but still important to exist.

This is a good point that I agree with. I'll experiment with it.

> 3. I changed a bit the progress bar to not be as flat. That's just a gimmick 
> though, not as important as the above two.
> Rgds,
> Eugenia
> ---

In the meantime, since I have a full time job and can't produce this
right away, what's to be done about the default theme decision?
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