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From Torsten Stolpmann <>
Subject Re: [RT] Accepting and managing Skin Packages (was Re: Forrest Example Sites)
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2005 22:29:12 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Torsten Stolpmann wrote:
>> As Claudia already pointed out, most work done on pelt was rather 
>> destructive (disabling/removing features we didn't need/like/got in 
>> the way) than constructive.
> I've often wanted to disable certain features in our skins, but never 
> found the time to do it. The diffs between your work and pelt will 
> clearly indicate where the code is that should be disabled for various 
> features. With the use of some extra skin config and <xsl:if > elements 
> those with a strong enough itch should be able to add at least some of 
> your changes into pelt.
>> So in conclusion: I don't see our work as a new 'skin'. It is too 
>> narrow and specialised for that to be in it's current state. Then 
>> again it might serve as a showcase on *what* visuals can be achieved 
>> and especially *how* they may be achieved.
> I agree with your conclusion. If you are still willing please add your 
> skin to an issue, if possible add a few notes about the major changes 
> you made (in terms of functionality, i.e. added an image to tabs, people 
> can look at the code to see how)
Added to Jira as FOR-504. Sorry for the delay. I hope the comments 
inside are sufficient. If not - just ask.

> Finally, may I take this opportunity to thank you and your company for 
> your offer to donate your excellent work on this skin, it is very much 
> appreciated by the community.
Glad to be of help.

> Ross


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