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From "Stephan E. Schlierf" <>
Subject Re: Modifying pelt skin: Looking for the corner-pngs and others
Date Mon, 08 Nov 2004 10:10:11 GMT
Am Samstag, 6. November 2004 04:13 schrieb David Crossley:
> Stephan E. Schlierf wrote:
> > Hm, Thorsten submitted an offer I can't reject :-)
> >
> > I created a new issue at the issue tracker:
> >
> > As an attachment to this issue you find the how-to for modifing the
> > colors of corner images.
> >
> > Praise Thorsten for his very helpful hints and blame me for any bugs in
> > this how-to (and for my poor English, too).
> That is an excellent addition, thanks. I have committed
> it to the trunk 0.7-dev. I made some formatting and content
> changes, so move your version out of the way before doing
> the 'svn update'.
> I changed the tone of the document a bit so that it
> focused on users configuring the skin colours, rather
> than developers needing to create new skins. We really
> would rather encourage people to work with the existing
> skins before rushing of to create new ones.

Thanks, David and thanks, Clay for reviewing this document ;-)

> One tip about your patch:
> Better to use a fixed line-width. For example, word-wrap at 80 chars.
> rather than having multi-line paragraphs. This might sound pedantic
> but it is not. The important reason is that when future changes
> are committed, we can easily see the differences. With multi-line
> paragraphs it is impossible to see what is changed. There is too
> much clutter.

Shure, thank you for the tip. Next time I'll heed your advice.

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