kde 3.1 -- make Keramik default?

Maksim Orlovich mo002j at mail.rochester.edu
Wed Jun 12 13:29:13 BST 2002

On Wed, 12 Jun 2002, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:

> On Tuesday 11 June 2002 23:21, Fredrik Höglund wrote:
> >
> > The style does not attempt to mimic the default color scheme.
> > That is quite intentional, and as it's pointed out in the email
> > you're replying to, the style doesn't look all that good with
> > the current default color scheme.
> >
> Mimic???
> It does not follow color schemes accuratly. If you want a new color scheme, 
> simply make a new one. 
> Actually to be a little more constuctive, I have looked into what puts the 
> colors off. It apparently happens in converting between hsv and rgb + it 
> doesnt use the same formula for colorizing as kiconeffects. 
> I have made a patch that uses the formula from kiconeffects.cpp to calculate 
> the hue and still the keramik formula for sat and val. It works okey, the 
> biggest problem is that the base pixmaps should be recolored as they are way 
> to light if you respect color schemes. (The KDE default color schemes is 
> grey, when applying light pixmaps this becomes very white'ish). OTOH dark 
> color schemes look great with keramik now, especially atlas looks really 
> cool.
> I'll hack some more. When I am satisfied I can post the patch here if anyone 
> is interested?

Actually, I am nearly done with a new recoloring algorithm that is more
accurate and more vivid; but I'd be quite interested in what you came up
with, too...

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