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Hylke Bons h.bons at student.rug.nl
Tue Jul 24 18:32:43 EDT 2007

You take the words right out of my mouth! :)


Bryan Haskins wrote:
> Kind of outsider input here, but a thought bubble in a way makes sense
> if you want to move to a thought-frame of actually people talking.
> When two people are talking you (hopefully) think before you speak,
> this would transition to typing before you press send, right? It's
> sort of abstract, but it does make sense really. Plus how often do
> most people just type and press enter? Most people (again hopefully)
> often think about what they're saying ,and often change it as they go.
> Technicality there? I think things like this make it seem more...
> Idealistic, if that makes sense.
> Was just following this one and thought I'd throw a possible new
> perspective at it.
> On 7/24/07, *Sean Egan* < seanegan at gmail.com
> <mailto:seanegan at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On 7/24/07, Etan Reisner < pidgin at unreliablesource.net
>     <mailto:pidgin at unreliablesource.net>> wrote:
>     > What applications are you using out of curiosity? pidgin is
>     about the only
>     > graphical application I use at this point, so things may have gotten
>     > better since I last looked, but I seem to recall lots of people
>     > complaining about lots of applications when using dark
>     backgrounds the
>     > last time I looked.
>     I was referring just to problems in Pidgin, but I realize your point
>     extends to any GTK+ application.
>     I use Firefox, which uses GTK+ for styling. It had a similar problem
>     to Pidgin's incoming IMs; webpages would specify a dark font, without
>     specifying a background color. I changed that in Firefox's settings.
>     The only other problem it has is that it turns the URL input bright
>     yellow for https pages, which is a bit unsightly.
>     Other GTK+ apps I use are Muine, gedit on occasion, the GNOME Unicode
>     browser tool. Everything seems to work fine.
>     -s.
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> -- 
> Cheers,
> Bryan 

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