Re: [Fwd: Re: Themes]

A Sáb, 2004-07-24 às 05:43, Link Dupont escreveu:
> Andrew forgot the CC. Cheers, Link
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: Andrew Johnson <ajgenius ajgenius us>
> To: Link Dupont <link subpop net>
> Cc: Calum Benson Sun COM
> Subject: Re: Themes
> Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2004 00:09:19 -0400
> On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 23:47, Link Dupont wrote:
> > > - We don't normally include the word "GNOME" in our themes.  I'd prefer
> > > if it were just called "Smooth" (at least in the theme preferences
> > > dialog, but preferably filenames too), if everyone's happy with that. 
> > 
> > Chopping it to "Smooth" is fine with me. Andrew, are you okay with this
> > theme being named "Smooth"?
> > 
> To put it bluntly. NO. Smooth is the name of the engine, not a theme, I
> have had enough trouble with that distinction in the past. I don't want
> to make it a permanent problem. Nor is the SmoothGNOME theme going to
> become the default Smooth theme, ever, so it makes problems even more
> difficult. I want a distinction to made between the engine, which is
> used for many themes not just the one, and any theme. Naming convention
> is critical to making sure more confusion then is necessary happens. One
> of the reasons I started using Smooth in the name was at the behest of
> XFCE and Bluecurve, where the name indicated the engine, a sort of extra
> indication to the user in the know that this theme requires Smooth.
> Having a theme called Smooth though which isn't the engine, but requires
> an engine called Smooth is just begging for trouble. I already requested
> another author change the name of a pixmap theme from Smooth to
> something else to prevent such problems.
> > I like the description that Maciej suggested. "Simple, smooth, yet
> > aesthetically pleasing theme".
> > 
> This is good, so maybe we could call the theme SimplySmooth? Or is that
> too cumbersome for a potentially default theme?

  I think this is quite obvious but... why not call it SmoothEngine? 
Nothing else could be clearer.  Just my 2 cents...


Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro
<gjc inescporto pt> <gustavo users sourceforge net>
The universe is always one step beyond logic

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