Re: cleaning up themes

On Sat, 2005-07-30 at 12:18 +0800, Davyd Madeley wrote:
> I'm sure I've brought this up before, but I think we should clean up the
> list of themes we ship for G2.12.

Maybe for 2.14/2.14, but I'm not personally going to approve this
feature-freeze break. It's bad enough that the change of the default
theme has taken this long. Well, maybe it'd be ok to remove the non-
default "default".

> Looking at the default list, we appear to have:
>   Clearlooks,
>   Glider,
>   Mist, and
>   Simple
> which are all pretty good themes, and should stay in by default.
> Then we have
>   Crux,
>   Default (which is not),
>   Grand Canyon,
>   Ocean Dream,
>   Traditional, and
>   Smokey Blue
> Perhaps we should consider moving these into the -extras package. What I
> think would be really cool is having a level of integration that allows
> you to install themes right off from your favourite web
> browser. That way we could ship our 4 very nice themes, and everyone can
> install whatever else they want with ease. Very rapidly integrated with
> web backgrounds, and one day web-shipped applets.
> --d
Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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