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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Revert crust to using forrest-dev
Date Thu, 02 Sep 2004 03:59:59 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> > 
> >>In changing the skins I had not thought that some users do not always 
> >>update the whole site, but parts of it.
> > 
> > Are you talking about the Incubator stuff? I think that
> > is because they have updated one page but not added the
> > supporting CSS files, so they have a half-baked mix.
> > 
> > This will always be an issue and there is nothing that
> > we can do. If they had most of their site with the "crust"
> > skin, then added one page with the "pelt" skin then they
> > would have the same problem.
> 
> Yeah, but we have not put in a deprecation period just because we felt 
> sure that crust would feel like a natural tweak of the previous skin.
> 
> This does not seem to be the case, and it seems to be percieved like a 
> new skin.
> 
> ...
> > I am very reluctant to go back. Lets see what others think.
> > 
> > Should we just force everybody to use "pelt" now? We know
> > that it or its successor is where we want to be.
> 
> I think we agree that going to pelt leaving back crust is something we 
> want to do ASAP, and I'm ok for now.
> 
> The question is wether we should keep the older skins in the distro for 
> another cycle to give time for our users to switch without surprises.

Okay. I thought long about this and reckon that you are right.
We bring back the "forrest-site" skin and adorn the build with
warnings that it will go away. That lets people migrate to
the new skins without shock and without feeling forced.

-- 
David Crossley


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