A look at GNOME 2.14, comparison to KDE

Luciano Montanaro mikelima at cirulla.net
Thu Feb 23 15:34:19 GMT 2006

On Thursday 23 February 2006 16:18, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:

> > My point is not really about "good look"; it's quite hard to say
> > HighContrast looks good, that's not its aim, and even if it may be
> > improved, look is not the point of this style at all.
> understood; if a layout "works" in our default set of styles, it may look
> completely odd in another style depending on how that style is written.
> it happens, and the styles with lines on splitters are a good example of
> this today.


> > Anyway, there are widgets that do their own rendering for their bevel,
> > which makes styles a bit less useful. For example, the color selectors
> > use hard coded bevels (I have a patch about that, I think I sent it to
> > this list fore review some time ago),
> oh? do you still have it? if so, i'd be happy to review it...

It's still in the archive. I think it should still apply (to the 3.5 branch 
at least), the affected classes are not modified too often.
Here it is:


> they are hosted at openusability.org right now...

Thanks, I'll have a look.

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