Metacity: Theme-based button layouts

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http://blogs.gnome.org – Some window border themes, such as Radiance Chrome or any theme attempting to recreate the look of OS X, have the window buttons carefully designed as separate images which can’t be re-ordered without breaking the design. At present, the order of buttons is under the control of the user, not the theme.  If a theme artist creates such a theme, they must tell the users separately to set the button (Software)