Theming for Wine via the registry

Mike Hearn mike at
Sat Mar 12 15:21:43 CST 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-12 at 21:00 +0000, Oliver Stieber wrote:
> > 
> > Ah, that's different. That'd actually require using
> > Gtk/Qt which we cannot
> > do, the best we can get is to look like them.
> > 
>  What's the problem, licensing, integration or
> thread-safety (I know QT isn't thread safe)

Well all those *could* be problems, but the real problem is that the
Windows widget toolkit and GTK/Qt are too different, you can't map
between them.
> I may have a look at that too, it would be useful if
> QT/GTK could use some of the existing Windows
> accessibility software. 

No, that's not what I meant. Implementing OLE accessibility would mean
that Win32 apps on Wine appear to in native tools like at-poke. It
wouldn't mean you could use win32 accessibility software to access
native apps.

> I was thinking about going on a fund finding mission,
> or at least trying to find someone who wants to pay
> for an initial integration, it shouldn't be too hard
> as most companies are no where near their requirements.

Good luck!

thanks -mike

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