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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@wkwyw.net>
Subject Re: Passing skinconf params to skins/name/** files
Date Sun, 28 Dec 2003 13:12:23 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> For CSS or JS, we can simply use skinconf as the source of the file, and 
> have the result created with an xsl:
> 
>  /css/mycss.xslt
> 
> where mycss.xslt transforms skinconf.xml to create mycss.css.
> 
> What do you think?

I'm a little concerned about forcing page designers (those writing CSS) 
to know XSLT. We need to keep all style information in CSS to make it 
easy for them. Making skins must be very easy or Forrest will only have 
one or two skins that are useful.

See the thread on "Forrest Customisation" for a more expansive 
discussion of this concern.

Ross


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