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Re: gnome splash and screensaver lock dialog



On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 09:38:09AM -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 14:55 +0200, Mark wrote:
> > 2008/4/15, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com>:
> > > Just for the record, I don't disagree at all with wanting to have a
> > >  prettier lock dialog, I just haven't felt particularly burdened by it.
> > >  I'd say, lobby the desktop guys about this and work something out. :-)
> > >
> > >  This isn't the first time (or the only subproject) ;-) where we start
> > >  talking about these changes too late in the release cycle, but maybe
> > >  we can get a permanent, mutually acceptable solution for Fedora 10.
> > >  However, it ought to be just that, a *solution*, rather than simply
> > >  advocating for switching a default without knowing why it hasn't been
> > >  that way before.
> > >
> > >  I'm cc'ing some of the desktop guys personally just because we want to
> > >  get their attention -- hopefully they can explain what the usability
> > >  factors are, and how we can have a design that meets those
> > >  requirements for the future while looking prettier.
> > >
> > Now that's going better.
> > But why is it so hard to adjust one gconf value by default? Fedora
> > does that with firefox and i'm sure with others as well. So why is it
> > so hard to change one gconf value by default? Isn't there a global
> > conf package in fedora that manages the gconf changes?
> 
> 
> Maybe you don't realize that _we_ were the ones who added the code for
> themed lock dialogs in the first place ? We tried it, and consider it a
> bit of a failed experiment. If it causes the art team heartburn, we
> should probably just rip it out again...

How has it failed?  Genuinely curious, not a troll.  Is there some way that the
Artwork project could design a themed lock screen that makes everyone happy
(happier)?

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