Re: [PATCH] Make list view update when defaults change

On Fri, 10 May 2002, Calum Benson wrote:

> Alex Larsson wrote:
> > This is someones interpretation of 508. In reality the 508 spec is
> > incredily vague and says nothing about themes. I think it is enough that
> > both fonts are configurable in the same dialog.
> >
> > How do you define the one true theme? One file? A given set of gconf keys?
> > One dialog to config them? A "use system font" option is stupid, and I
> > won't add one.
> Well, I'll let Bill share his views on both those points at his
> convenience, as he's more familiar with the 508 requirements than I. 
> But it's the same principle the accessibility guys and gals have been
> applying to all the other apps they've tackled that use (or allow you to
> use) custom fonts: if somebody needs special fonts and colours, they
> should be able to change them all at once, desktop-wide, with one
> setting for each.  This even works on the window manager title bar now
> if you use metacity, which is way cool  :)

But it's doesn't work unless you go into every dialog and pick "use system 
font" first. How is this different from configuring the different fonts in 
the same dialog. 

I don't understand this whole drive to force you to only use a *single* 
font everywhere, instead of making it easy to change the few font settings 
we have in one place.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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