Desktop Team Meeting, 2008-10-02

Ted Gould ted at
Fri Oct 3 18:05:03 BST 2008

On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 16:39 +1000, Sarah Hobbs wrote:
> Scott James Remnant wrote:
> > == gnome-themes ==
> > 
> > kwwii began a discussion about the gnome-themes package, which has been
> > suggested to be split into two pieces; one containing "good" themes and
> > the other "not so good" themes.
> > 
> > seb128 strongly suggests retaining the gnome-themes package, separating
> > out the others into a seperate package; or having gnome-themes as a
> > dummy package depending on both split packages (with only the "good"
> > themes installed by default)
> Can I ask what the rationale behind this is?  No rationale was given in
> the meeting, either.

What's the rationale for anything?  CD Size  :)

My understanding is that the gnome-themes package includes the
hicontrast themes which are very important, but also includes themes
that are more user preferences.  At least for a default install, we
don't need to include all the themes people could want.


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