KSplash/ML donation?

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at carewolf.com
Fri Mar 7 17:52:46 GMT 2003

On Friday 07 March 2003 12:14, Ralf Nolden wrote:
> I'm very much for including ksplashml, because it allows easily changing
> the splash screen for the user and also for distributors who want to brand
> their version of KDE. The overall thing though is that ksplashml needs to
> be embedded in the (long being talked about but never worked on) re-doing
> of a suitable theme manager that can handle:
> - splash screen
> - icons
> - sounds
> - colors
> - background images (desktop, konqueror, kicker)
> - sizing of icons, kicker
> - window decorations
> - even documentation header images
> So, I think that the first step should be that there is a group of
> volunteers that finally gathers together to plan such a theme manager from
> scratch that can take the codebase from kpersonalizer and the thememngr
> plus ksplashml. Also what I think is necessary is to add dcop interfaces to
> all positions where things can be themed so the applications themselves
> like kicker can be directly approached.

Wouldnt the first step be to include KSplash/ML instead of KSplash to get the 
code in shape for core KDE, and let the theme-team be a seperate project?


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