[typo] Gallery support

Ernie Oporto ernieoporto at gmail.com
Sun Aug 20 21:12:30 EDT 2006

I would be more interested in seeing Typo skins ported over to Gallery2 so
that the two look more consistent when presented together on the same site.
I think that would avoid reinventing the Gallery wheel.

On 8/20/06, mathew <meta at pobox.com> wrote:
> tuomas at peippo.eu wrote:
> > I have been thinking of implementing basic gallery support for typo.
> > The main benefit of this would be that all site's data could be
> > handled at same place and design would be the same over the site.
> >
> I just don't see gallery functionality as part of a weblog engine, any
> more than I see chat, news and e-mail as part of a web browser.
> > Gallery should be simple to use and maintain. People who need some
> > advanced features probably uses separate gallery software like
> > gallery2 already so there is no need to try to have all possible
> > features on earth implemented.
> >
> I would say that that's a good argument for not building a gallery into
> typo at all: it means anyone who really wants gallery functionality will
> likely find the built-in functionality insufficient, so they'll end up
> paying the cost in bloat, without getting any benefit.
> That said, I don't object to gallery features in Typo as long as there's
> an easy way to rip them out.
> mathew
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