Who made the theme? When was the theme made? Was it made originally for a specific distro? Does the theme have anything to do with the city of Raleigh?
Per the changelog in
Sat Feb 10 08:34:10 2001 Owen Taylor ............................. * started ChangeLog.
I don't think it was made for a specific distro, namely Red Hat (as Owen worked/works @ Red Hat).
gtk theme as the
README from the same package says:
This is a theme engine that implements a cleaned up version of the GTK+ default look - it is basically a cross between the GTK+ default look and something more like Microsoft Windows, with a Macintosh style option menu.
so basically available in any
As to your last question, I guess you'll have to ask Owen... but as terdon points out, Red Hat is based in Raleigh so that would explain the name.