[Om2008.12] Remove Install Bar (raster?)

Yorick Moko yorickmoko at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 15:08:29 CET 2009

On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 1:52 AM, The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler
<raster at rasterman.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 01:22:35 +0100 "boilersoup at gmail.com"
> <boilersoup at gmail.com> babbled:
>> > I did this previously by going through all the resources, one by one,
>> > disabling them and then recompiling the theme. It took a couple of hours but
>> > it worked. Whichever file you use to tell the theme to set a background
>> > image, it's in there somewhere.
>> >
>> > Of course, since then I've reflashed the phone several times and never did
>> > note down what I'd done. D'oh.
>> I can't seem to find it.
>> Maybe this ticket is the beginning of the INSTALLER button story ?
>> http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1582
>> If yes, Raster: how do I remove the bottom Install Bar ?
> you can at best just modify the theme to have blank invisible stuff for
> flaunch. you can't get rid of it. by the time i implemented this specifically
> for the om ui design, there as no point making it optional because 1. there was
> unhappiness me spending any time on anything out of spec (so making it
> optional is out of spec). and even if i did make it an option - om had no
> desire to use the config ui illume/e already had and wanted their own python
> exposure thing - which wasn't going to get an option for this - as the ui for
> that was specified explicitly.
> so basically its there. like it or not. at best you can fiddle the theme to
> make it invisible. :)
> i normally have a policy of making as much configurable or modular as possible
> (or that is sane/i have the time to do). it's a real pain as anything always
> takes longer to do at the start as you have to sit and think of a whole bunch
> of possible configuration cases and how that interacts with everything else
> etc. so i understand why om doesnt want config - but you pay the price for it
> later when users dont like what they have and are stuck. :(
> i haven't really fiddled with illume much of late (working on e core and
> elementary), but when i roll back around to it i'm going to really gut illume
> into multiple modules, and do the ui so it's much better and closer to what i'd
> have wanted :) but it will just take time.
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i'm not using 2008.x anymore
but I HATED that bar....

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