Re: requesting official list of modules and versions for GNOME 2.14
- From: Matthias Clasen <matthias clasen gmail com>
- To: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- Cc: release-team gnome org, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: requesting official list of modules and versions for GNOME 2.14
- Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2006 12:55:06 -0500
On 2/9/06, Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 10:58 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> > On Thu, February 9, 2006 10:41, Davyd Madeley wrote:
> > > On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 09:10:55AM +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> > >
> > >> + gtk-engines: I quickly looked at the archives and couldn't find a
> > >> mail related to it (ie there's no mail with engines in the
> > >> subject ;-)). Is the issue a possible slowdown caused by the use of
> > >> cairo?
> > >
> > > We have two issues here:
> > > (a) speed issues caused by Cairo; and
> > > (b) changes in the default theme (which while may be popular are
> > > also unpopular with others)
> > Isn't be an "issue" in the theme (and not the engine)?
> Well, the new Clearlooks entails both the Cairo-enabled
> Clearlooks engine in gtk-engines and the Clearlooks theme
> data in gnome-themes. Both the engine and the theme data
> have changed. The theme data is probably setting a few
> things that are new to the engine, but most notably, it's
> using a brigher and more saturated set of colors.
> Both the engine and the theme data are responsible for
> point (b). The engine is responsible for point (a).
Until somebody sits down and does measurements to show
that use of cairo in theme engines is responsible for measurable
slowdowns, this is just guesswork.
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