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From "Sina K. Heshmati" <>
Subject RE: Addressing FOR-652 CSS cleanup (was Re: [jira] Subscription: FOR-open-with-patch)
Date Sun, 20 Apr 2008 22:19:52 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Sina K. Heshmati wrote:
>> Ross Gardler wrote:
>>> Sina K. Heshmati wrote:
>>>> said:
>>>>> Issue Subscription Filter: FOR-open-with-patch (10 issues)
>>>>> Subscriber: rgardler
>>>>> Key         Summary FOR-652     CSS Style Sheets need cleanup,
>>>>> optimization and better naming of elements
>>>> Would someone volunteer to take this up with me?
>>> That depends on what you mean by "take this up". If you need
>>> guidance on how to address the issue then ask your questions on the
>>> dev list and anyone who is able will respond.
>> I'm sorry, it's true that my question doesn't really make sense. /me
>> FAIL. I'll try to explain then.
>> I was hoping to help resolve FOR-652 and was wondering if another one
>> of us would have a particular interest in resolving the issue in
>> question. This way, I'd just feel better, that's it I think.
>> My primary goal is to improve the Dispatcher but solving this
>> particular issue would (1) pave the way for future adoption of the
>> Dispatcher as the main layout engine, (2) help me have a better
>> understanding of the Dispatcher and (3) help cleaning up the code,
>> which is always a good thing.
> Speaking personally, I'll try and answer when I can, but CSS is not
> really my thing.
> That being said, Thorsten and Gav have both expressed an interest in the
> issue on Jira, so I'd guess that (assuming they have the time) they'd be
> happy to help out.
> Of course, others, like myself, will help wherever we can. Do you need a
> specific starting point beyond what is in the issue comments?

Thorsten's comment on the issue is already helpful: "The task involved are:
1) reduce css files (merge the files)
2) rename css elements and the corresponding structurer hooks/contracts."

It would be handy if Gavin and Thorsten shared how they would start so as to divide the problem
into a few subproblems.


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