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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: do not switch themes via browser (Was: svn commit: r345206)
Date Fri, 18 Nov 2005 01:56:52 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> > ...
> > > +        <code>'forrest run'</code> and
> > > +        point your browser to <code>http://localhost:8888/</code>
and you will see the default
> > > +        dispatcher-based site. Use your browser's menu option "View -&gt;
Page Style" to switch
> > > +        themes.
> > 
> > Hmm, why did you add this note? 
> 
> Want the developers to know immediately that themes can be applied.
> The default "pelt" theme looks ghastly at the moment on Mac/Firefox
> using unreadable fonts. Anyway, will follow your advice below.

Oh, and the other reason was stupidity. :-)
I completely forgot to look at the Samples
to see the theme switching in action.

-David

> > 1) this option is not in all browser
> 
> I thought that developers would figure it out.
> 
> > 2) if you use this option the theme switching is not 100% done that is
> > the reason why we developed the theme switcher contract.
> > 
> > The user should use the contract to switch themes.
> 
> Ah, i didn't know that. So should we not mention
> the "theme switching via browser" at all?
> Should we actively discourage its use?
> 
> -David

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