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Bug 238817

Summary: Review Request: qtcurve - Metapackage to install both sides of QtCurve
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Kelly Miller <lightsolphoenix>
Component: Package ReviewAssignee: Nobody's working on this, feel free to take it <nobody>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Fedora Package Reviews List <fedora-package-review>
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Description Kelly Miller 2007-05-03 00:06:17 EDT
Spec URL: http://crystalsanctuary.rpgsource.net/packages/specs/qtcurve.spec
SRPM URL: http://crystalsanctuary.rpgsource.net/packages/source/qtcurve-0.48.5-1fc6.src.rpm
Description: QtCurve is a set of widget styles for KDE and Gtk2 based apps, based on Bluecurve.  It allows for similar styles to be applied to both KDE and Gtk2-based apps, acheiving decent-looking style unity.

This package doesn't install anything; instead, it simply requires both the KDE and Gtk2 sides of QtCurve.  Installing this package will install all of QtCurve (and all of it's dependencies).
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2007-05-03 00:13:24 EDT
imo, this is is kinda pointless, but who am I to judge? :)
Comment 2 Laurent Rineau 2008-02-05 06:46:13 EST
:-) I was about to construct package for QtCurve-0.55, and submit them to 
Fedora.

Kelly, can you update to QtCurve-0.55 in bug #238816 and bug #238815, and also 
provide the KDE4 style? I am using this style in both Gtk2/KDE3/Qt4 apps, and 
my desktop now looks better.

In my opinion, the current meta-package should not exist. Anyway, should it 
exist, then the requirements should be:
  kde-style-qtcurve = %{version}, gtk-qtcurve-engine = %{version}

(In reply to comment #1)
> imo, this is is kinda pointless, but who am I to judge? :)

Rex, you are the maintainer of gtk-qt-engine. I do not understand your point, 
here. In my opinion, using QtCurve for both KDE3, KDE4 and Gtk is a better 
option than gtk-qt-engine, because it offers a quite-uniform look for all the 
desktop, even for KDE3/KDE4. Until all KDE3 applications are ported to KDE4, I 
will prefere to use QtCurve instead of a mix of Oxygen (for KDE4) and any 
other style for Gtk2/KDE3/Qt3.

And, IMO, Oxygen is ugly.
Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2008-02-05 06:56:37 EST
My "pointless" comment was about the existence of the metapackage (as you seem
to agree), and not anything against qtcurve itself.
Comment 4 Laurent Rineau 2008-02-05 08:49:44 EST
Sorry Rex for the misunderstanding.
Comment 5 Jason Tibbitts 2008-06-28 14:19:24 EDT
Closing as detailed in bug 238816.