[squeak-dev] Re: rice paper background in trunk?

marcel.taeumel Marcel.Taeumel at hpi.de
Tue Jul 12 12:55:39 UTC 2016

Chris Muller-3 wrote
>>> Anyway, there is no reason why we couldn't provide a set of three (?)
>>> alternative patterns for the default background. Maybe as simple as
>>> switching between uniform window colors and colorful windows.
>> That sounds like a good idea. I would like to be able to change the
>> background pattern, but I rarely bother doing so. If I had a few choices
>> easily available in the image, that is something that I would be happy
>> to use.
> You want to introduce _another_ way for the end-user to set the
> background?
> A way leaves the new user wondering, "why can't I set something
> besides these three ugly backgrounds?"
> Bloat the image with a limited selection of hard-coded graphical patterns?
> I hope we don't do that.  They should be externalized.

It is very interesting how some words can easily produce images in people's
heads. :-)

No Chris, I wouldn't do it the way you are thinking about it right now. :-D
I guess. ... ;-)


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