[maemo-users] OS2008 Damn ugly!!!

From: Martin Grimme martin.grimme at gmail.com
Date: Thu Dec 27 03:39:38 EET 2007

maybe you could be more specific about what's so damn ugly on OS2008?
I like the new look and prefer it over 2007. But if you want the old
look back, the Plankton theme might be a good start. It's available
for OS2008 in the maemo repository.


2007/12/27, Michael Wiktowy <michael.wiktowy at gmail.com>:
> On Dec 26, 2007 8:07 PM, James Knott <james.knott at rogers.com> wrote:
> > inode0 wrote:
> > > On Dec 26, 2007 6:25 PM, James Knott <james.knott at rogers.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Now that I've installed OS2008, how do I get it to look acceptable?  The
> > >> current screen, no matter what theme I select is damn ugly and makes me
> > >> want to go back to OS2007.  Is there any way to restore the appearance
> > >> of OS2007 to replace this crap???
> > >>
> > > Someone worked hard to create the object of your ridicule. What
> > > purpose does this sort of rhetoric serve aside from likely hurting the
> > > feelings of those who created the new theme? Would it be so hard to
> > > say "I sort of like the old theme better, is there any way to restore
> > > that on OS2008" instead? Just a thought ...
> > Some things are so ugly, it's not possible to be polite.
> Ugliness is subjective. Politeness is always possible and generally
> required on a mailing list if you want a positive response.
> I happen to like the new themes. I also happen to like the idea of
> making the old theme available in the new OS since consistency is best
> with users who are unfamiliar with computers and/or get freaked out by
> change.
> Perhaps you can look into converting the old one over and sharing it
> with others who share your aesthetic sense.
> /Mike
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