superfox436 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 13:54:42 UTC 2011
I was thinking that maybe we could evolve from Nimbus somehow. Somehow
keeping elements/ideas from it, but applying them in new ways. I was looking
at that Murrine engine, it has a lot of options, and I mean a lot. And don't
forget, if we do change the default, there's nothing stopping you from
keeping the old theme as a sort of "classic" option.
On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 3:22 AM, Nikola M. <minikola at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/28/11 04:26 PM, Shawn Thompson wrote:
> > But anyway, how old is Nimbus any way? I think we're due for a new
> > theme, I also find the engine to be very inflexible, I swear most of the
> > resources are pixmaps.
> Someone using Linux told me some time ago that colors and theme on
> OpenSolaris and now on OpenIndiana are best default Gnome look he have
> ever seen till now.
> But if people think that look and feel should be changing somehow, that
> is fine. (one can always comment if do not like changes)
> I see no sweat regarding some distant resemblance with other OS look and
> I don't care since I am not using other OS'es but Osol/OpenIndiana and
> Xubuntu, anyway.
> I think present Nimbus is very nice and there is better things to do
> (i915 driver per example)
> ,but why not, if wanting something else, one can make it look different
> in a new theme, implement it and test it and push it so people can see
> if they like it or not, vote for default, etc.
> I was hoping that this thread could be used to also talk/inspire OI
> artwork in general (have not seen Illumos artwork lately but it should
> surely be present) so there is space for being artistic.
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