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Re: Default cursor theme for FC5.



On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 03:00 -0800, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 14 Dec 2005, Dick Dishkuvek wrote:
> 
> > Joachim Frieben wrote:
> >> I think the classic Bluecurve icon cursor them is much better
> >> anyway than this spinning blue thingy of FC5-rawhide.
> >
> > I agree.  The spinning blue thing is a distraction, it also makes the
> > cursor take up too much area, cursors should be a little smaller, at
> > least by default.
> 
> The spinning blue thing might look nice on suitable background but it's a 
> total disaster when you
> 1) Have a blueish background (for example RHEL 4u2 introduced this 
> new thingy and the cursor completely vanishes into the default 
> blue background)
> 2) Try to click on something when it's spinning. Why doesn't it have an 
> arrow in it at all times, like it has for example on top of firefox 
> window?
> 
> > There was a comment earlier about the FC4 cursors "busy" animated hour
> > glass being too busy.  This may be true, but it is certainly less busy
> > than the blue spinning thing.
> 
> Well at least you could *see* where the cursor is with the spinning 
> hourglass. It never bothered me, apart from suffering from the problem 2) 
> above as well to some extent.

I agree with Panu.  Why Red Hat changed the theme between RHEL 4 U1 and
U2 is beyond me.

/Brian/
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