I have been working on this for literately hundreds of hours. I had to fix hundreds of xml's to make this work.
This is Nova Launcher 2.3.3 that you can now successfully decompile and compile.
Now we can all Mod and Theme Nova Launcher!!!
Please don't forget to hit THANKS!!!! Please do not re-post this. I will place it everywhere it needs to go soon!!!
Be advised you will get a little love note from the original developer in Nova Settings LOL!!!
PS: Mine is already themed to my ASU theme. I have also included a Purple Green theme.
Nova Launcher Stock: http://d-h.st/1q1 Flashable zip. Do a Nova backup first. Uninstall Nova, then flash this.
Nova Launcher Purple Green: http://d-h.st/Kg4