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From Tom Klaasen <tom.klaa...@pandora.be>
Subject Re: Forrest and CSS [A New skin subprojec
Date Tue, 20 May 2003 22:00:53 GMT
David Leangen wrote:

>Tom,
>
>Ok, great!
>
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>>We're trying to create a forrest skin that doesn't rely on tables
>>and hard-coded colors etc. for layout. I think this falls apart
>>in 2 parts:
>>- create an XSL that chops everything in nice chewable divs
>>- create CSS that makes these divs a breeze to the eye.
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> --> and easy for the user to modify!
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>Excellent! That's exactly how I like to do things. :-)
>

I think every designer does it this way these days...

>>I'm trying to achieve the first part by taking the krysalis skin
>>apart, and putting <div> tags in.
>>For the second part: I only discovered the joy of CSS a couple of
>>weeks ago (hey, I'm a backender). Learning CSS was part of why I
>>started this skin. Any hints or code for doing this right would
>>certainly be welcome.
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>Would you be open to starting a new design from scratch? I think that in
>this case, it may actually be easier than to do this from the "old"
>design...
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>Just a thought.
>

Sure. Starting from an existing skin gives me the satisfaction of 
gradual progress though.

>>As for the status: we only found each other today, and we're
>>looking for a CVS repository so that we can work on this
>>together. If you have any suggestions, feel free to spout.
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>Sorry... no ideas for now. I'll keep that in mind, though.
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>Dave
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