"The latest trend in 'user-friendliness' is allowing users to
extensively modify the interface of applications by applying
'skins' or 'themes.'
"This goes far beyond changing colors and fonts. Themes can
drastically change the appearance of an application, and even
change the functionality. Proponents tout them as a way to help
people bond with their software.
"I have a proposal for what to do with most themes: get rid of
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