[typo] Theme URL layout

Steve Longdo steve.longdo at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 10:40:08 EDT 2006


You can hook in other stylesheets using the public/stylesheets/user-
styles.css which is loaded after azure.css allowing you to override/modify
the styling it includes.  I don't think this is ideal either I was just
pointing it out :-)

On 4/14/06, Trejkaz <trejkaz at trypticon.org> wrote:
>
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
>
> I was doing some more theme development a while back.  It turned out
> that a new feature was added somewhere in the site HTML which the
> Azure theme had updated and of course mine hadn't yet, which made the
> site look extremely bad for a moment.
>
> One thing that would be neat in themes is if we had some simple way
> to inherit from other themes.
>
> For instance, I might want to use Azure but replace the images and
> colours, or just change some fonts.  However, I don't necessarily
> want to edit the Azure theme myself because then new changes might
> not merge in as expected.  Normally, I would do this sort of thing by
> having my own theme's CSS include from the appropriate other theme's
> CSS.  However, the way the URL is currently laid out, there is no
> path to the stylesheets or images stored in the other themes.
>
> If themes then started to structure their stylesheets (which most
> should, but not many do), it would then be possible to use the layout
> of one theme, the colour scheme of a second theme, and fonts from a
> completely separate theme again, all without having to hack apart
> someone else's CSS files. :-)
>
> TX
>
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
> Version: GnuPG v1.4.2.2 (Darwin)
>
> iD8DBQFEP68UuMe8iwN+6nMRAjZrAJ9HneUFnWW3sBKdpdiAXBjQonsIrQCfUgV5
> T3fBZb9NJIrivhbm0Qble1k=
> =+fCI
> -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
> _______________________________________________
> Typo-list mailing list
> Typo-list at rubyforge.org
> http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/typo-list
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/typo-list/attachments/20060414/9e75dda4/attachment.htm 


More information about the Typo-list mailing list