Re: Default Theme Progress
- From: Tom von Schwerdtner <tomvons gmail com>
- To: "Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro" <gjc inescporto pt>
- Cc: remenic gmail com, desktop-devel-list gnome org, otaylor redhat com
- Subject: Re: Default Theme Progress
- Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 21:28:34 -0500
On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 22:47:07 +0000, Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro
<gjc inescporto pt> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 17:14 -0500, Diana Fong wrote:
> >We collected a few more theme possibilities and had some brief
> >discussions on http://live.gnome.org/NewDefaultTheme .
> >After looking them over, we felt Clearlooks
> >( http://live.gnome.org/ClearLooks ) was the strongest. After looking at
> >a lot of themes, they all started to look similar (gradient here,
> >rounded there, etc). Clearlooks is not particularly exceptional in this
> >regard, but it does look good. Overall its an excellent rework of
> >Bluecurve, already a strong theme. The main elements of Bluecurve that
> >made it, like, oh my gosh, sooo 1995 (the square-ish ness and the
> >computer-grey) are gone. We're fortunate that Clearlooks is under active
> >development, and judging by its past releases, it's still improving.
> Well, I'm not a theme expert, not even close, but...
> Though Clearlooks is a very pleasant theme overall, I find that
> _inset_ menu bar definitely weird, and contrasts with just about any
> other theme out there. It gives me a strange and uncomfortable feeling
> looking at that menu bar :|
it is a gtkrc option, so we could turn it off for the default theme.
Tom von Schwerdtner
Etria, LLP :: http://etria.com/
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