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From Johan Kok <j...@messianic.dyndns.org>
Subject Re: forrest-css
Date Tue, 30 Dec 2003 11:24:20 GMT
Great guns... You did not paly around, great work

Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:

> David Crossley wrote:
>
>>> nicolaken    2003/12/28 14:54:16
>>>
>>>  Modified:    src/core/context/skins/common/xslt/html document2html.xsl
>>> <snip other modified files/>
>>>  Log:
>>>  Double new features (as they have changes some of the same files)
>>>  - add subtab handling and enable it for krysalis-site and tigris-style
>>>  - show external links with an icon at the end
>>>  
>>>  Note: not added for other skins as forrest-site will use krysalis-site
>>>  soon and tigris-style deprecates avalon-tigris. As for teh 
>>> forrest-css one,
>>>  never looked at it, sorry
>>
>>
>> I have only had time for a glance at the forrest-css. Pity.
>> This skin was supposed to inspire our general development:
>
>
> I have changed krysalis-site with the same ideas in mind:
>
>> * HTML style stuff in the css, not in the output html.
>
>
> Moved all style in css and all style images are in CSS too; the colors 
> are neatly separated and the CSS and html is documented.
>
>> * Minimise use of tables.
>
>
> Less tables, but this can still be improved.
>
>> * Standards compliance.
>
>
> Should be html and CSS compliant.
>
>> * Demonstrate best practice.
>
>
> Not sure here ;-)
>
>> * Better rendering in text-mode browsers.
>
>
> Definately better, as our text-browser advocate has chacked it and 
> it's better.
>
>> The main discussion thread started at cocoon-docs (thanks Tony):
>> [RT] Getting rid of the table-based layout
>> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-docs&m=103471154901016
>> then branched to cocoon-dev and forrest-dev. Many topics
>> were covered. Then Miles Elam made the skin/forrest-css
>> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=forrest-dev&m=103583691609120
>> and thankfully someone heeded NKB's email sig and added to Forrest.
>>
>> We should not let those ideas wither. So if someone has
>> the energy, then please keep forrest-css going.
>
>
> I suggest instead that these changes are ported, where still 
> applicable, to krysalis-site, so that we can finally put it to rest 
> and have only two skins: forrest-site (from krysalis-site and 
> forrest-css) and tigris-style (that deprecates avalon-tigris).
>


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