Proposal: Cairo-based, cross-desktop/toolkit theme engine API.
pcman.tw at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 11:17:38 PDT 2008
> So if you want this to be a success that is actually used cross-desktop, you
> better make sure to talk to the responsible KDE people before and while
> implementing this. That, or you introduce an intermediary custom theme for
> both Qt and Gtk+ which is an API in itself and provides the theming
> capabilities for both toolkits alike.
> Yay for common APIs and abstraction, just make sure that it doesn't become
> a "standard" which will only be used by GNOME in the end.
Yes, that's what I meant. We could create a custom theme engine using
cairo for both toolkits.
Then, all themes using this set of common API became modules/plugins
of this theme engine.
This won't break anything or introducing new dependency for existing
Then the theme author can write once, and make the theme available in
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