Re: [As-users] [PATCH] AS 2.2.2 destructively nuking gtk rcs and

Sasha Vasko (sasha@aftercode.net)
Wed, 31 May 2006 15:28:21 -0500


CaT wrote:

> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 08:10:24AM -0500, Sasha Vasko wrote:
> 
>>CaT wrote:
>>
>>
>>>On Tue, May 30, 2006 at 05:38:19PM -0500, Sasha Vasko wrote:
>>>
>>>>Applyed with modifications to CVS. See if you like it
>>>
>>>All looks nifty except for the change in base.in. Setting it to the
>>>following be default on install
>>>
>>>gtkrcPath       ~/.gtkrc
>>>gtkrc20Path     ~/.gtkrc-2.0
>>>
>>>will bring us almost back to the original problem where the files get
>>>clobbered on first run. Perhaps it's best to comment them out totally
>>>(changing the comment to 'uncomment these to enable' aswell). That way
>>>it's there, documented and ready to use but still non-destructive.
>>
>>Idea is that new users hardly ever go about reading docs and fiddling 
>>with default config, so you want to get them to see features of AS on 
>>the first run.
> 
> 
> In general, agreed.
> 
> 
>>If they don't like them - let them get rid of them.
>>What you think ?
> 
> 
> Well the hassle is if they've say, got a gtk theme or anything else
> already their first impression of Afterstep will be "WTF JUST HAPPENED?!
> BASTARD!" rather then the intended "Oooh! Nifty." I know that's
> precisely what happened to me and even as a long time AS user I was /so/
> not pleased (as people on the IRC channel may have noted :).
> 
> Plus it seems the default selection of colours for GTK, at least from my AS
> theme, doesn't work out so well. My first impression (before I found out
> my gtk settings were nuked) was 'bleh' and 'wtf just happened?'.
> 

well, ok, you convinced me.

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