Re: [PATCHES] Implement monitor labeling in the RANDR code

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 11:32 AM, Federico Mena Quintero
<federico ximian com> wrote:

> Every single time someone introduces a color-coded element of the GUI,
> someone complains that it could be an accesibility issue.
> I think it's time for the a11y people to solve this problem for good.
> In GTK+ 2.10 we got the wonderfully obscure and underused
> gtk_style_lookup_color() and color expressions in gtkrc files (e.g. so
> you can do gtk_style_lookup_color (style, "spellcheck_squiggle")), but
> so far these have been useless for color-coding arbitrary elements of
> the GUI.  Maybe one could build a little API on top of these
> (interpolate across several well-known symbolic color names?) to get
> palettes suitable for color-coding.

Why are they useless ? What api on top do you need ?

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