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Re: A new notification theme



On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 4:48 PM, Martin Sourada
<martin sourada gmail com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 10:28 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>> On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 16:19 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:
>> > But come to thing of it, now that the alternatives are starting to "pile
>> > up", it would be actually great to have means to select the theme (other
>> > way than via whole-gnome-desktop-theme or gconf).
>>
>> You mean individual theme components in general, or notification themes,
>> specifically ?
>>
> The notification themes specifically.
>
>> For individual theme components, the appearance capplet has the
>> "Customize" dialog which lets you change various components
>> individually.
>>
> Yup, I know ;-)
>
>> That doesn't include notification themes though. The notification daemon
>> includes a separate theme-switching dialog, which we don't include in
>> our package, because it is not really worth a separate menuitem. If
>> somebody feels inclined to work on it, it is probably doable to add a
>> notification tab to the Customize dialog. I don't think it is a high
>> priority though. And with gnome-shell, separate notification themes may
>> go away altogether.
>>
> Aah, I read something about that at gnome planet but didn't know where
> to actually find it. In the appearance capplet it would be probably
> better off. As about the gnome-shell -- I'm still a bit sceptic whether
> it's a step a forward or just a hindrance (I haven't tried it myself yet
> and available screen-casts are suggesting the later...), but to stay on
> topic, I don't like the idea of notify bubbles being inthemable, or am I
> misunderstanding and the bubbles will be themable as a part of some
> bigger component?

http://blogs.gnome.org/mccann/2009/07/05/getting-the-message/


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