[Usability]Re: [Galeon-devel] Re: toolbar issues

On Mon, 2002-05-20 at 05:12, Dave Bordoley wrote:
> Well yeah i don't think we should have a throbber capplet per say, just
> some central way to theme the throbber. Also nautilus uses a bonnobo
> component for its throbber, is galeon2 going to use this component?
> Metatheme should provide central theming. However the one thing that
> bothers me about it is that gnome has all these individual look and feel
> capplets, and than may also have metathemer which has a completely
> different look for each setting than the individual capplets. Perhaps
> the end solution will be to integrate all the look and feel capplets
> into metatheme and eliminate the individual capplets.

I think metatheme itself with all it's editing functionality is way too
bloated for a standard theming capplet. A better solution would be imho
to write a set of bonobo controls, with a consistent look and feel, for
each thing that needs theming. These could then be used in both
metatheme and some standard, simpler, capplet.


> dave
> On Sun, 2002-05-19 at 19:25, Jorn Baayen wrote:
> > Although a throbber capplet sounds overkill to me, I agree it would be
> > nice to share the setting. If it's coming anyway I think we should use
> > it in galeon too.
> > 
> > IMHO something that Gnome misses is a central all-in-one theming
> > capplet. Ideally you could define your gtk, nautilus, and metacity
> > styles here, as well as your throbber. And create metathemes. Sounds
> > like a fun project to me, so again, if there is interest, i would be
> > willing to hack on it.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Jorn
> > 
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