[squeak-dev] looks evolution

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 22:18:26 UTC 2010

This brings us back to the question:
- what if i want a different UI skin/theme , what i should do?

Lately i started own experiments in this way, where i try to separate
look style from
functional parts. The dilemma, is how make it convenient and non-intrusive.
I think that the way how HTML/CSS doing it is fine.

On 21 April 2010 23:57, Michael Haupt <mhaupt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> now I really don't want to poleaxe you, but backgrounds textured like
> this make me really nervous. Literally, the first thing I did
> *immediately* after starting up the 4.1 image for the first time was
> to change the background.
> Shouldn't progress be about, like, y'know, functionality, robustness,
> documentation (me talking), performance?
> Yes. It *is* a matter of taste, partially. But you asked for opinions.
> I'm an engineer. GUIs I design would probably make you die of
> interface poisoning. :-P
> Sorry,
> Michael
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 10:51 PM, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What do folks think about each major Squeak release having slightly
>> different appearance?  It seems to have happened, perhaps "naturally,"
>> with every version since Squeak 2.9, at least.  I think it's great for
>> each release to have its own "personality".
>> A different background is a great place to start for keeping things
>> fresh with new looks.  Is 4.1 using a small tiled picture of some
>> kind?  Here is an alternative which I think looks kind of like rough
>> construction paper.  12K though..
>>  - Chris

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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