[Geany-devel] Geany Color Schemes and Extras Page

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Fri Dec 16 16:08:03 UTC 2011

Le 08/12/2011 03:08, Matthew Brush a écrit :
> Hi Guys,
> I'm thinking about updating the Extras page (geany.org/Download/Extras)
> and I was wondering what to do with the current listing of colour schemes.
> One of the colour scheme links (dark color scheme) doesn't work, it just
> points to a domain placeholder page.  I'll remove this for sure though I
> can't notify Amir Saffari since there's no contact info[1].  This has
> been asked about in the user mailing list[2] though I didn't see it at
> the time.
> The other other themes (dark color scheme, vibrant ink, dark tango, and
> oblivion2) seem to be great for the versions of Geany and languages they
> support, but since all of the recent changes to the filedefs and color
> schemes, they will probably do a disservice to the users if used with
> newer versions.  What's more, since I've ported them over to the
> geany-themes/named styles/color schemes stuff, they no longer even need
> to be maintained separately.  With porting to geany-themes, they all got
> updated to work with recent Geany versions and support for every
> language starting with Geany 0.20.
> So what I propose is to move these links (and also the online color
> scheme generator) to a sub-page or sub-section for "legacy" color
> schemes, with a description about when to use which colour schemes with
> which versions. This way people who use older Geany versions can still
> access them but they won't be the "default" schemes users will find. I'd
> also like to put descriptions, screenshots and links to the geany-themes
> color schemes on the Extras page. If time allows I plan to also  extend
> the wiki page[4] to include information about the older colour schemes
> and the transition/version stuff.
> To Jason, Bernhard and Duncan (and anyone else), if you would like to
> contribute to the geany-themes project, send me an email for commit
> access or send pull requests through Github. It would even be great if
> you could check out your respective themes to make sure I didn't
> brutalize too much while porting them.
> Any thoughts, objections, comments, or otherwise?

Nope, plan sounds good to me.


> Cheers,
> Matthew Brush
> [1] Also no contact info for Oblivion2 and Tango Dark maintainer but the
> links still work on the Extras page
> [2] http://lists.uvena.de/geany/2011-April/006820.html
> [3] https://github.com/codebrainz/geany-themes
> [4] http://wiki.geany.org/themes/start
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