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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Plugin Specific Stylsheets
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2006 11:09:36 GMT
Cyriaque Dupoirieux wrote:
> le 16/10/2006 11:03 Gav.... a écrit :
>> I think we touched on this before, at least I remember lots of
>> Questions on how can it be done.
>>
>> As an example FOR-412 has a stylesheet in Jira ready to be applied
>> But we don't know where to apply it (at least I don't).
>>
>> We don't want plugin specific stylesheets to be mixed up with
>> Skin or theme stylesheets because they will be redundant to
>> Those that don't use the plugin. Also things like images that
>> Are for the projectinfo plugin reside in core when they should Also be 
>> in the plugin as they are plugin specific.
>>
>> So I had a thought. I wonder if we can create a /resources/css
>> In the plugin, put any stylesheets in there,
> I am a fervent supporter of this behaviour.
> I think that plugin should be able to come with specific resources (css 
> files, xsl style sheets, images...) and these resources should not be 
> part of the core.

You already can, see [1] for an example of stylesheets being provided. 
Using the locationmap it's an easy case to provide other resources too.

>>  enable it with
>> A 'plugin.stylesheet="yes"' in the plugins forrest.properties.xml
>> And then get forrest to check for this when the 'forrest' gets built
>> And adds it to the projects /resources/css and adds it to the rendered
>> Output.
>>   
> In my first thought, there was no need of such a property.
> The plugin comes with its resources which can be overriden by projects 
> with location map fallback mecanism...

Yes, see above.

Ross

[1] 
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/forrest/trunk/whiteboard/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.input.Daisy/resources/


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