[typo] Theme URL layout

Kevin Ballard kevin at sb.org
Sat Apr 15 23:52:45 EDT 2006


That example is flawed. Sidebars define their own default layout,  
which themes can override if they want.

On Apr 15, 2006, at 7:40 AM, Trejkaz wrote:

> Let's take a simple example which has happened in the past.  Typo  
> goes and
> adds a new sidebar which requires some new style.
>
> Two things could happen here.  Either:
>
>   1. Every theme becomes broken because they haven't yet added any  
> code to
>      explicitly handle this new sidebar.  Or:
>
>   2. Every theme still works because they're all inheriting from  
> the base
>      theme which at least has a sensible default style.
>
> It doesn't take a degree in astrophysics to see which of these two  
> scenarios
> is better, and it would take a pretty narrow mind to think that  
> this is "just
> making my life easier."  The fact of the matter is, it would make  
> life easier
> for every theme designer, not to mention every end user.

-- 
Kevin Ballard
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