Re: Contrib: Aqua appearance for MCL
Terje Norderhaug <terje@...
2004-04-08 18:26:15 GMT
At 9:55 AM 4/8/04, Terje Norderhaug wrote:
>At 8:39 AM 4/7/04, Alexander Repenning wrote:
>>On Apr 6, 2004, at 9:35 PM, Terje Norderhaug wrote:
>>> Appearance-MCL 1.4 updates MCL 5 to a sleek Aqua look & feel. When used
>>> under MacOS8/9 or with MCL 4.3.1/4.3.5, it provides a smooth Carbon
>>> appearance. After loading this contribution, MCL will no longer look
>>> like it has one foot in MacOS 7. Download from:
>> I hope Digitool does include this but not at patch or example but as
>> the main/default code. Theme compliance should not be an example.
>It is my intention and hope that Digitool integrates the functionality of
>appearance-mcl into the core code of the next release of MCL.
>However, Digitool seems to often be shy in making major changes to central
>code, supposedly to minimize the risk of breaking existing user code. The
>MCL developer community can help to overcome this hurdle and facilitate
>faster progress by verifying the compatabilty of appearance-mcl.
>I thus encourage MCL developers to thouroughly check out appearance-mcl
>with MCL 5 (and the new beta) and let me know if you encounter ANY
>conflicts with your own code, MCL examples or other contributions.
>That way we can quickly get an overview of problems so they can be
>eliminated or documented.
I'd also like to hear from MCL developers that have applied Appearance-MCL
without encountering problems or conflicts with your own code, MCL examples
or other contributions. Please include information about the environment