Who designed Java swing metal look&feel

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    Who designed Java swing metal look&feel

    so I can pie him/her in the face...

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    Yeah, its pretty ugly, but I'm sure it must be possible to reskin it. (if you have the time on your hands)

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    it is, but I mean just by all that is holy, why would one not want a native look in a multiplatform gui API, or at least a more stylish skin qualities like GTK or qt.

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    You can use SWT if you want native widgets.

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    Well I can set the look and feel with the UIManager using swing so it's no problem, just addressing the fact that it's horrid

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