adwaita-firefox as a default Firefox theme for Fedora 18 GNOME installs

Elad Alfassa elad at fedoraproject.org
Fri Sep 28 10:43:54 UTC 2012


On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Bastien Nocera <bnocera at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 2012-08-20 at 22:23 +0300, Elad Alfassa wrote:
> > I'm pretty sure you are all familiar with the adwaita-firefox [1]
> > theme.
> >
> >
> > It makes Firefox looks more "native" on GNOME, thus making the user
> > experience more consistent.
> > I suggest we package it and make it default for the desktop spin. This
> > requires:
> > 1) Packaging the theme itself
> > 2) Make firefox use it by default (example from Suse [2])
> > 3) Make sure we don't update Firefox without the theme being updated
> > as well
> >
> > I think this would be a noticeable improvement in user experience.
>
> This sounds like a good way to have breakage which we'd blame on Firefox
> when the problem is actually with the theme, especially on upgrades.
> Unless the person handling the theme is also the person doing the
> Firefox packaging, I wouldn't go near doing this.
>
> Cheers
>
>
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I talked with Garret about this on IRC today.
He said that since the contributor base of the theme is bigger now, and it
is much more well maintained, breakage is less likely to happen.

I think this is worth reconsidering.
-- 
-Elad Alfassa.
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