Re: no way to change theme or fonts in System Settings?

The story I've heard is that we haven't supported themes because we
make no guarantees about CSS class stability: CSS support was a nifty
thing that was added so that we could put up a couple actors and mold
them like clay into our mockups very quickly and easily. With the
gnome 3 release, I doubt we'll add have a theme switcher out of the

We've accepted patches to add API to make it easier for people making
third-party theme switchers: SardemFF7 has one, a random guy from
deviantart (not half-left) has another, and there's also
gnome-plumbing and gnome-tweak-tool.

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 5:40 AM, Dave Neary <dneary gnome org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Jason D. Clinton wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 21:31, Adam Dingle <adam yorba org> wrote:
>>> In the current GNOME 3 build the System Settings application doesn't seem to
>>> give me any way to change my fonts or theme.
>> Fonts > A11y capplet.
>> There are no other GTK+3 themes available at the moment.
> That's hardly reassuring, is it? It doesn't answer the question of
> whether this is a short-term "we haven't done it yet" or a longer-term
> "we don't plan to support themes".
> Presumably (although I don't know), theme support is forthcoming
> shortly, and just hasn't been completed yet? I know that supporting
> different fonts in the interface via a control center module doesn't
> exist right now, but perhaps someone in the know (Allan? Jon?) could say
> whether this is planned soon, or is a design decision.
> Cheers,
> Dave.
> --
> Dave Neary
> GNOME Foundation member
> dneary gnome org
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