Re: Exciting GNOME?

This CleanLooks is nice but I dont like menus... I think that menu need
to be same aspect at tool bar like original BlueCurve.


Em Ter, 2005-02-15 �19:52 +0100, Daniel Borgmann escreveu:
> On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 12:13 -0500, Pat Suwalski wrote:
> >Gabriel Bauman wrote:
> >> Most folks I know install GNOME, shudder, then install Bluecurve and
> >> never look back.
> >> 
> >> Is it a Red Hat licensing issue perhaps?
> >
> >I would say it's a little more than that. Bluecurve is what identifies 
> >RedHat. I don't think that it would be appropriate to use it, legally 
> >possible or not. The same applies to Ximian/Novell and Industrial.
> Well, did you take a look at Clearlooks[1]? Someone mentioned it at the
> Wiki[2], I tried it and it totally blew me away! It's based on
> Bluecurve, but got more modern and fresh looks. It hardly looks like
> Bluecurve anymore, besides some pixmaps and the menus. The author is
> also very actively working on it and preparing a website including a
> voting booth. The next version will have properly rounded scrollbars[3]
> and some other improvements, for example he's looking into improving the
> comboboxes, which traditionally look a bit like a mess[4] in Gtk.
> It might sound overzealous, but my honest opinion is that this engine
> simply smokes the competition (including Plastik, which is very popular
> for good reason), the author is independent of any commercial vendor and
> it's still rather new, so not many people know about it yet. What could
> be better suited?
> [1]
> [2]
> [3] (notice that Clearlooks has
> many color schemes already, that's just one of them)
> [4] I made this mockup to demonstrate the problem:

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