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Re: "Why is emacs so square?"

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: "Why is emacs so square?"
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2020 12:05:49 +0900

> On Apr 19, 2020, at 11:33, Po Lu <address@hidden> wrote:
>> If there are people who want to work on rounded corners, and assuming
>> they do a good job, I won't argue against it.  But if you want
>> to attract more users to Emacs, I think there are more important
>> areas for improvement.
> I'm working on something that uses GTK foreign rendering to draw button
> and input field backgrounds as face boxes;  I should be able to get it
> in a usable state soon (right now it only works on top of another set of
> patches I'm working on that make Emacs a pure GTK app).

Maybe it would be nice to have era-based user experiences. Like a 70's UI 
package, a 80's UI package, etc. That way it is just a matter of selecting a 
package and every generation will feel that emacs is just what works for them. 
Just half (maybe quarter) tongue in cheek.

Jean-Christophe Helary
http://mac4translators.blogspot.com @brandelune

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