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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Themes from

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 14:52:48 -0500
On 20 February 2012 14:51, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty@...> wrote:
> On 02/20/2012 01:25 PM, Darrell Anderson wrote:
>> How will these packages be handled? Just another package in applications? A special web page at the Trinity web site?
>> I ask because there a few places in the handbook help files specifically referencing the web site. I want to know how to revise those snippets.
>> Darrell
>  Themes/color schemes/etc.. are generally small and don't require too much
> bandwidth. I prefer collecting the various themes into a separate package or two
> rather than trying to maintain a download site referenced by the handbook.
> Perhaps another module named 'tdelook' could be added to the git repository.
> That way the handbook could reference the base tde packages to install rather
> than a site to visit (even simple pages become difficult to remember to maintain
> over time by any project) I would vote for something in git like:
> main/tdelook
> main/tdelook/color-schemes
> main/tdelook/theme-nameOfTheme1
> main/tdelook/theme-nameOfTheme2
> main/tdelook/theme-nameOfTheme3
>  I would combine all contributed color themes because the size in negligible (a
> few hundred bytes to a few K each) -- even for 100 color schemes. The 'themes'
> should be packaged individually due to each containing a possible background and
> various icons that can be .2-5 Meg each.
>  A web page or web app similar to kde-look would work, but it then becomes a
> separate maintenance issue for lucky person.
>  Those are just my thoughts on it. As mentioned - either way will work, I just
> see advantages to packaging them like we do with window styles and window
> decorations.
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

tdeartwork guys... that's where it belongs.