Re: [Usability] My take on Nautilus must-fix proposal

On 28Oct2001 06:04PM (-0500), Liam Quin wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 11:19:48PM -0700, George wrote:
> >>
> >> shows a sample stippled shadow falling on a gnome-terminal.
> >> They are only OK when the shadow is fairly small.
> > 
> > This is pretty nice.  It think this would work quite nicely.  May not be
> > as good as alpha blending where you could get all fancy, but it's nice clean
> > and gets the point across.
> It actually works very well in practice.  I thought of trying to add it to
> gtk using a theme, then realised (1) gtk themes couldn't make windows
> larger, and (2) it belonged in the window manager.  I'd really like a
> "shadows" option in sawthingy :)

I will weep if I have to see stipple shadows on my Linux/GNOME laptop
next to my beatifully subtle alpha-composited shades on my Mac OS X

 - Maciej

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