8 Nov 2000 matman   » (Observer)

School again.

I'm playing with making a gtkrc theme. I'm wanting one like blueheart, but pixmap themes are too slow (refreshing). So, I'm writing a flat one. Too bad gtk doesnt do gradients in themes. Darker themes are easier on my eyes.

One thing that I discovered about windows 2000 over the past day, is that the mechanism that saves profiles to disk on logout does it irrispective of file permissions. You can set the files to immutable, but it'll still do it. I'd like to try it over a network connection. There's a program running as SUPER super user, that users pass data to. Silly. I wonder if you could use it to save/change other files on the disk? Really though, why didnt they just make it run as the user who is logged in? They're the only people that would need any write access. I tested this by setting all profile files to immutable (no write or modify) to all users, however, the system would still write it. Dumb.

Anyway, off for now.

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