Re: Accessibility theme for the graphical installer
On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 11:12:14PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> Nice. This implementation looks much better.
> On Saturday 16 September 2006 22:36, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > Ok, but the accessibility theme is HighContrastLargePrintInverse,
> > this is why I wanted an alias ;)
> Well, we could also use a 'case' statement in the gtk-set-theme script to
> translate from dark to HighContrastLargePrintInverse.
Ok, I have no strong opinion, but since we are going to customize it,
having a different name looks better to me.
> > There are some minor glitches at the beginning, error messages are
> > printed before g-i is launched, surely due to missing pixmaps.
> Will we need any of those PNGs? What would be their total size?
> Did you see Attilio's mail about the Bladr theme? Could we reuse PNGs
> included in that (e.g. by symlinking to them)?
> Or do you want to just fall back on the default (or no) icons?
I have no idea, it is usable without any PNGs, I will add them to
see if they appear on screen.
> > This can be fixed later by customizing dark/gtk-2.0/gtkrc, at the
> > moment it is simply copied from
> > /usr/share/themes/HighContrastLargePrintInverse/gtk-2.0/gtkrc
> I should indeed like to see the theme trimmed. I doubt we'll ever need the
> media-icons section. There's also a lot of definitions for .png files
> we'll never use and that could be removed.
> I'd like to see that done (at least the bulk of it) before we upload. We
> can start by committing the full file though so we keep the history of
> customizations in SVN.
> Could you provide a trimmed version that I can commit that after this
Ok, I will make tests.
> Please also provide the basic author and licencing info from the theme for
> inclusion in the rootskel-gtk copyright file (preferably as patch).
Here it is.
--- rootskel-gtk/debian/copyright (révision 40737)
+++ rootskel-gtk/debian/copyright (copie de travail)
@@ -13,3 +13,9 @@
The icons note_icon.png and warning_icon.png are copyright (c) 2005 by
Eduardo Silva. These logos or a modified version may be used by anyone.
+The 'dark' theme is derived from the HighContrastLargePrintInverse GNOME
+theme, downloaded from
+It is written by Bill Haneman, based on Standard theme by T. Liebeck,
+and released under LGPL 2.1.