GNOME Theme Engine Designer Adds Transparency to GTK
Dec 13, 2007, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"GNOME theme engine designer Andrea Cimitan has implemented
support for transparent widgets in the Murrine GTK theme engine,
bringing Vista-like translucent glass effects to the GNOME desktop.
Cimitan used RGBA colormaps to implement the feature and says that,
with only 10 or 20 extra lines of code, translucency can easily be
added to other theme engines that support RGBA.
"The work that Cimitan has done with the Murrine theme engine
since its initial creation often demonstrates the power and
flexibility of the GTK widget toolkit..."