Re: Theme patriation

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 10:46 AM, Rui Tiago Cação Matos
<tiagomatos gmail com> wrote:
> 2008/10/26 Thomas Thurman <tthurman gnome org>:
>>  1. The window border theme parsing and displaying code should live in a
>> library.  (It already does, but its ABI is allegedly private, though in
>> practice Compiz binds against it anyway.  For this we will need to make
>> it public.)
>>  2. When an app creates a GtkWindow, GTK will draw the borders as
>> appropriate by calling this library.
> But why keep using metacity themes? GTK could handle the window frame
> like every other widget using the main GTK theme. I fail to see the
> usefulness of having 2 themes to style a window. If backwards
> compatibility is required then maybe a GTK module with access to that
> metacity library could be loaded into all apps.

IMO decorating a window belongs in the WM, not all X applications use
GTK as rendering toolkit...

> Rui
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