[ubuntu-art] yet another mockup (greenish one)
Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen
mikkel.kamstrup at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 19:50:57 GMT 2007
On 26/11/2007, joseph.may at pinecrest.edu <joseph.may at pinecrest.edu> wrote:
> Murrine theme engine Murrine theme engine Discussion on Ubuntu artwork <
> ubuntu-art at lists.ubuntu.com> writes:
> 5) On a technological note, is the mock you presented viable?
> Does translucency currently exist as you have it presented?
> I believe it is if Murrine theme engine is used.
In the panel; yes. Using a transparent png works really well. These days all
panel apps behave quite well with transparent panels.
Window border: Yes and no. I don't know if Compiz can do blur at an
acceptable performance. Each time I've enabled blur in the past it has
crippled the performance. Maybe it has changed, but I doubt it.
I am not sure if transparent widgets are possible. The latest gtk+ release
added widget-level composition, but afaik no engine is using it (or if that
is even possible), and I don't know how viable it is. Maybe some hacker with
a little time on their hands should do a quick dirty hack to test this out.
It is really not that hard to hack up Murrine or some other engine.
Unfortunately I have no time atm.
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