Re: Appearance Capplet Ideas

On 08.04.2007 21:33, Thomas Wood wrote:
> On 8 Apr 2007, at 16:40, Jens Granseuer wrote:
> >
> [...]
> > 1) putting the metatheme stuff above everything else implies that
> > saving/choosing a theme there also includes settings like fonts,
> > background, menus & toolbars which it (usually) does not (and
> > should not).
> Why not?

I was mostly thinking about the "options" tab (and, to some extent,
fonts). Those are settings one chooses for a reason, and I
wouldn't like themes to randomly go about changing them.

> > 2) the metatheme selection seems like a much more natural entry
> > point for new users; it does have the disadvantage that it probably
> > won't be used much afterwards, though. It looks like we can't
> > have both.
> I think metathemes are a nice way of creating, distributing and
> choosing a set of appearance settings. I don't think this is "new user"
> only functionality.

Not exclusively, no. That's why I would still like to keep the
metathemes as the entry point to the capplet.


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