[mythtv-users] Merge of OSD and Main themes causes WAF to Plummet

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Sat Feb 26 01:53:12 UTC 2011

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 5:40 PM, Michael Jones
<mythtv at michaelandholly.com> wrote:
> Please reconsider the decision  not to break them back out separately in
> upcoming versions.

This is not going to happen, sorry.  People have only taken issue with
it because they have become accustomed to being able to have a
mismatch of menu themes, UI themes, OSD themes, mythweb themes, etc.
in the past (which was a design mistake to begin with).  It is
impossible for a themer to be able to offer a unified UI, or for us
ever to be able to move towards "behavioral theming" (where the themer
can actually influence the fundamental behavior of the UI) without
unifying all the themes into one.  You may consider it a negative
right now because you don't feel that anyone has succeeded in
producing a polished theme to include the OSD, but that doesn't make
the fundamental decision to unify them wrong.

Ultimately, even if you disagree with the above, they're not getting
broken back out into seperate themes again.  It's just not going to


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