Ubuntu Theme for 8.04
Ubuntu beyond 8.04 should come with a new theme that has been designed from the top down, and intended to be evolved for the subsequent ordinary releases until the next LTS. This is the first step in that direction
More information included in the wiki link above under the section "BOF and Discussion"
Perhaps we could look into this:
Just a thought.
implementation of argb hacks without the need for compiz for slower machines.