Re: Industrial as default theme?

On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, Luca Ferretti wrote:
> Il gio, 2004-06-03 alle 18:09, Jeff Waugh ha scritto:
> > Today, I asked some of the Ximians whether it would be appropriate to ship
> > Industrial with GNOME, potentially as the default theme (because we all know
> > GNOME needs a better default theme)... It sounds as if this might be doable.
> >
> > So, if this were confirmed, with Industrial proposed for inclusion in 2.8,
> > how about we make the switch? :-)
> Great idea. Three good reasons for me:
>       * GNOME 'needs' a facelift for market: we are using the same
>         default theme from 3 releases.
>       * Industrial is a really complete and fresh GTK+ theme.
>       * Industrial is very similar to KDE's Plastik [1]
> But actually there are some issues:
>       * Ximian_Industrial is so white!
>       * The 'hardcoded' shadow for buttons

Suggestion: Organize a theme-contest for the new default Gnome theme,
and have people vote for their preferred theme. This can give
theme-artists a chance to make some innovating new themes.

Andreas Røsdal

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