[ubuntu-art] Dark Themes Again

Steven Wallace swallace at monoaxe.com
Wed Nov 28 06:30:06 GMT 2007

I was thinking of use a dark themes in darker rooms like studios and home e
I agree dark themes in rooms with normal lighting are harder on eyes, but
when the room is darker, lighter themes can be very bright and also hurt the

On 11/28/07, Who <mailforwho at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Otoh, Jimmac points out he is doing it for graphics work, and that is
> why he works with a dark theme. Some of the other recent posts on
> planet.gnome.org have pointed out that after the initial 'dark theme
> honeymoon' they found dark themes to be more stressful on the eyes
> than light ones - also power consumption is potentially higher for
> LCDs doing dark themes. One day I'll do some kind of benchmark,
> perhaps...
> I agree, it would be cool, but I just wanted to throw in a word of caution
> :)
> Who
> On Nov 28, 2007 1:24 AM, Corey Woodworth <coreywoodworth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dark Themes have come up in discussion here, but also a little bit on
> Planet
> > Gnome recently. Jimmac, in this post:
> http://jimmac.musichall.cz/log/?p=395
> > is very pro dark themes. But he also suggests that vanilla Gnome should
> ship
> > withe default dark theme so that developers could see the issues of dark
> > themes. Maybe shipping a dark theme in Hardy wouldn't be a bad idea
> after
> > all. I'm running a dark theme on my Xubuntu laptop at the moment and I'm
> > liking it more and more as I use it. Only Epiphany and Firefox are
> giving me
> > troubles with it, but they can most all be fixed with custom default
> > stylesheets, a feature both browsers support.
> >
> > Anyway, I just wanted to bring dark themes up again since even Jimmac is
> for
> > the idea, although in another context. And they are the best lookin'
> ones =)
> >
> > Corey
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