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Re: light or dark?


I haven't tried the lighter look on my G1 yet, but I do tend to prefer
lighter color themes in Android.


On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Olivier Bilodeau
<olivier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> Recently in the merge proposal Benoit, Rodja and I have been working on[1],
> a color change came up.
> In this branch (sync-ui), the default look was changed to a lighter theme
> (black on white instead of grey on black).
> My original goal with the colors was to look as native as possible. Rodja is
> saying that new apps looks lighter now:
>> All newer Google Apps like the Gallery, Android Market, Clock, Google
>> Talk, Google Goggles, ... and the thrid party Apps where Google was involved
>> like Amazon MP3 and the offical Twitter App use a light theme. I think this
>> is a trend Tomdroid should follow.
> So, to those you played with that branch more than me: should we stick with
> black on white or we revert this for 0.4? The intention here is to look
> native.
> I would dislike going light and then getting bad feedback and reverting to
> dark in a subsequent release so this is why I'm asking here. Please, no
> discussion of advanced options to provide themes unless you are willing to
> do the code for it.
> Cheers!
> [1]  https://code.launchpad.net/~tomdroid-dev/tomdroid/sync-ui/+merge/33434
> --
> Olivier Bilodeau <olivier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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