Re: Nautilus and themes

On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 10:28, John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 09:56, David Adam Bordoley wrote:
> > From: "John (J5) Palmieri" <johnp martianrock com>
> > > 
> > > It supports icon themes now.  Nautilus themes only work with the old
> > > Nautilus I belive though it is beyond me why they don't just relabel
> > > them Legacy Nautilus Themes or get rid of them all together.  What you
> > 
> > They are completely unsupported at all starting in 2.2 and in nautilus 2.4 
> > even the spinner is themed with icon themes. THe zoom button now uses gtk 
> > widget. 
> > 
> > Its worth noting that icon themes are not "Nautilus themes" since they will 
> > be used by many more applications and even gtk will be using them for the 
> > stock icon implementation. 
> This is good but somone should tell the to chuck the
> Nautilus Themes section or put it in an archive/unsupported section.  It
> just causes confusion. Not to complain but sometimes I wonder why the
> Gnome web sites are not held to the same standards as other core Gnome
> projects.  It is part of the overall user experience.

Yes, please.  It would be wonderful if a.g.o. would put a big, red,
blinking, scrolling message on the Nautilus section that says "If you're
using Gnome 2, go to the Icon theme section."  And then maybe call the
Icon theme section Icon/Nautilus 2 or something else not as stupid as
that.  For reference, I provide links to where people
have been tripped up by this.


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