Begin forwarded message:
> From: cehardin@...
> Date: Sun Aug 3, 2003 3:29:53 PM Pacific/Honolulu
> To: cehardin@...
> Subject: Re: [Simplygnustep-discuss] Re: Prometheus/Simply GNUstep
> God, for some reason these mailing list postings take DAYS to actually
> get sent out! Anyone else notice this?
> Anyhow, directFB already has a c++ wrapper. I'm gonna make an
> objective-c wrapper. this will make it way easier to create the new
> On Friday, August 1, 2003, at 09:41 AM, cehardin@... wrote:
>> I agree, we all agree, hell, just about everybody agrees! The
>> problem is that the developers of GNUstep are not interested. People
>> have made patches to add theme-ing and it turned really sour (on the
>> mailing lists). Same goes for vertical menus. Most people don't
>> like them. I find them harder to use than horizontal ones, yet the
>> gnustep developers refuse to include even the ability to let the user
>> decide which one they prefer.
>> In short, the only way what you're talking about to happen is for
>> people to actively create patches against gnustep, and realize the
>> patches will almost certainly not get merged into the main tree.
>> There is a ray of hope though. you can contact the developers of
>> individual gnustep apps and beautify the icons. I'm sure they would
>> be than happy to incorporate nicer looking icons.
>> On Friday, August 1, 2003, at 09:06 AM, Matthew Kerr wrote:
>>> If GNUstep is ever to be successful (as your goal is to be as
>>> successful as Mac OS X) then the graphics need a serious overhaul.
>>> 8-bit palette might be great for an old computer like the NeXTStep
>>> boxen, but modern computers can push a lot more colors than that. If
>>> GNUstep is to be taken seriously, it has to shed it's catepillar
>>> look and become a beautiful butterfly.
>>> -- Matt
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