Re: Why not same default look and feel across platforms?

From: vais <vsalik....at.gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 15:09:19 -0800 (PST)

I agree, Alex, to each their own.

Speaking of which, can someone please post the steps to change
Textadept's theme on OS X? AFAIK there's no utility to change
appearance for GTK-OSX. Mitchell, can you please shed some light on
this - is there a .gtkrc file to modify?

Thanks,

Vais

On Feb 16, 1:31 pm, Alex <alex.bep....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, that depends. I for one thought that TA fit well into my desktop
> environment.
>
> Alex
>
> On Feb 15, 10:27 pm, Vais Salikhov <vsalik....at.gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I understand that, Mitchell. It just does not make for a very good  
> > first impression :)
>
> > Vais
>
> > On Feb 15, 2009, at 3:53 PM, mitchell <mforal.n....at.gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > Vais,
>
> > >> The GTK theme used on OS X is Clearlooks, if I am not mistaken. It is
> > >> beautiful. The theme used on Win32 is, pardon my French, butt-ugly
> > >> (just look at the buttons in the Find panel - ughh, shudder :).
>
> > >> Why not standardize on Clearlooks - it is a much more attractive
> > >> default. I think "native" look and feel is grossly overrated, but
> > >> maybe it's just me.
>
> > > It's up to the user :) I want to have TA use the default GTK themes on
> > > their respective platforms.
>
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