Re: Coolicon

Paul Sheer (
Tue, 15 Sep 1998 23:48:44 +0200 (SAST)

On Tue, 15 Sep 1998, Guylhem Aznar wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 14, 1998 at 09:04:34PM +0200, Paul Sheer wrote:
> > I don't have the time right now to create lots of nice icons. What would
> > you like done to coolicon exactly?
> You don't need to change your icons right now, just try to use a standard X
> font, without italic or bold state, neutral colors (grey tones + white, or
> whatever you want) to have a more "serious" looking default ;)
> "Serious" feeling is very varying, just try to look like AfterStep DEFAULT
> look and fit on 8bpp screens.

	cooledit -R 1.0 -G 1.0 -B 1.0 -font 4

> Click on Start > Decorations > Look and try each.

Yep, found it already.

> Even if you can't change it, I think cooledit could be distributed with
> AfterStep 1.5.0, but I'm just paying attention to little "look" things.

Afterstep could could start cooledit or coolicon with a special option to
set the look. Can you write up a short spec on what you would like this
option to look like? something like:
	--afterstep-look "bla-deblabla-color-font-andsuch"