Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
"be consistent"

Re: gtk2-perl: how to enable stock images in all widgets

by andal (Hermit)
on Oct 05, 2012 at 08:10 UTC ( #997410=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to gtk2-perl: how to enable stock images in all widgets

This stuff is supposed to be controlled from theme. Many desktop environments now offer XSettings server which provides necessary parameters. If there are no such server, then RC files can be used to set them. The application should not do it (though it can). This suggests simpler solution (in C which maps to perl). Though this page suggests that it may not always work.

Well, I'm not the one to decide if this kind of separation of code and configuration is good. On one hand, it allows flexibility. On the other hand it introduces complexity because the end user has to perform some steps in configuring the application. Lucky are those whose desktop environments already provide all necessary configuration. But I'm also sorry for them, they know so little about the system they use :)

Comment on Re: gtk2-perl: how to enable stock images in all widgets

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://997410]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others browsing the Monastery: (5)
As of 2015-11-28 10:13 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

    Results (741 votes), past polls