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Re: light or dark?


I think it's a good idea to go lighter and fit in better with native apps.
Makes for a consistent experience.


On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 6:31 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<https://code.launchpad.net/%7Etomdroid-dev/tomdroid/sync-ui/+merge/33434>
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> Olivier Bilodeau <olivier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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