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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (FOR-605) CSS enhancements needed for MOTD area inside Table of Contents
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2005 02:20:14 GMT
Gav.... wrote:
> Anyway, I 'thought' it would just work as-is and never noticed until close 
> inspection
> that the example code given will not work unless altered to a valid provided 
> URI.
> The example code gives 'docs_0_70' and 'docs_0_80' as example pattern 
> strings.
> With the default seed site that is created howver, this uri's do not exist 
> and was
> where I was originally getting confused and wondering why it would not work.
> How about changing this example code to something that IS provided by 
> default,
> maybe 'plugins_0_70' and 'plugins_0_80' or something ?

Okay, keep the defaults as simple as possible.
Perhaps "samples" as you suggest below.

Please send a patch to main/fresh-site/src/documentation/skinconf.xml

> Also , I notice that the motd-option pattern does filenames as well as 
> recursive
> handling of directory names.

Well, it is just any pattern.

> e.g. - 'index' will put a motd on every index.html page on the site.
> e.g - 'samples' will put a motd on every page of every sub-directory of 
> /samples/

Careful, that would also match a file at the top level
called mysamplesfoo.html

> Is this documented anywhere?

The only documentation is what you see in the skinconf.xml

> | Anything that you can do to improve that, or even do
> | somthing completely different, would be good.
> Ok, no problem, will do. Below the menu where it is now as one location is 
> great
> as it is. The other one on the main motd-area I will shift to the right a 
> bit and remove
> some padding etc in surrounding areas and see if that improves things before 
> I
> think about putting it anywhere else, the current location makes sense.

Okay, one step at a time.


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