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From Jeanne Waldman <jeanne.wald...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal] new prefix-name for custom skin properties
Date Wed, 12 Jul 2006 00:40:04 GMT
We can't go with just '-' because a user can use custom properties from 
mozilla, like -moz-border-radius.



Simon_Lessard@DMR.CA wrote:

>Hello,
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>-oam- is ok with me, although a simple startWith("-") would have worked 
>just as well without binding us to any specific prefix. The only danger 
>would be a new style property starting with '-' being added by w3c in the 
>future, but that seems unlikely.
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>Simon Lessard
>Fujitsu Consulting
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>Jeanne Waldman <jeanne.waldman@oracle.com>
>2006-07-11 14:51
>Please respond to adffaces-dev
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>        To:     adffaces-dev@incubator.apache.org
>        cc:     mmarinschek@apache.org
>        Subject:        [Proposal] new prefix-name for custom skin 
>properties
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>
>I submitted an issue about this.
>I wanted to make sure we have consensus on -oam- instead of -ora- before 
>I implement this.
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>         Key: ADFFACES-56
>         URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ADFFACES-56
>     Project: MyFaces ADF-Faces
>        Type: Improvement
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>Thanks,
>Jeanne
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>John Fallows wrote:
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>>On 6/25/06, Martin Marinschek <martin.marinschek@gmail.com> wrote:
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>>>+1 for the proposal in a whole
>>>+1 for using inhibit - I like it more than reset or null
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>>Agreed.  +1 proposal, +1 inhibit.
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>>suggestion for ca new prefix-name: changing ora to oam (org apache 
>>myfaces)
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>>Yes, this is another part of the repackaging effort.  Are we limited to 
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>>chars here?
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>>tc,
>>-john.
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>>regards,
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>>>Martin
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>>>On 6/24/06, Jeanne Waldman <jeanne.waldman@oracle.com> wrote:
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>>>>Hi there,
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>>>>
>>>>I have another skinning proposal. This is a useful feature that is in
>>>>xss that I think we should port to skinning css. It is the css 
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>>>property
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>>>>resetting feature.
>>>>
>>>>A bit of background first. Trinidad defines a base skin. We call this
>>>>skin 'simple'. It defines basic, simple css properties for the 
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>>>Trinidad
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>>>>components. An application developer can create a skin, and this
>>>>automatically extends the simple skin. Think of the simple skin as a
>>>>base class in Java. You can extend one skin from another, but they 
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>>>>all derived from the base skin.
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>>>>When a skin extends the base skin, it is ADDING style properties to 
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>>>the
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>>>>base skin's style properties.
>>>>
>>>>Let's say the base skin defines the font-size for the
>>>>af|inputText::label selector. This means that your skin will inherit
>>>>this font. Your skin can redefine font-size, and put a new font-size
>>>>instead. But currently, you can't say, "I don't want any font-size
>>>>specified on af|inputText::label".
>>>>
>>>>I'm proposing that we come up with a skinning syntax that allows the
>>>>person writing a skin to do this.
>>>>
>>>>We have this feature in the .xss syntax. In .xss, you'd do this:
>>>>
>>>><style name="foo" resetProperties="true"/>
>>>>or to reset one property, you'd do this:
>>>><style name="foo">
>>>>     <property name="font-size"/>
>>>></style>
>>>>
>>>>How could we do this in css-syntax?
>>>>
>>>>One proposal is to add a special property like our '-ora-rule-ref'
>>>>property. (by the way, we'll need another discussion on whether to
>>>>change the -ora- prefix, and what to change it to).
>>>>
>>>>Here is a proposal:
>>>>
>>>>.foo {-ora-inhibit: all}
>>>>.bar {-ora-inhibit: text-align font-size color} // inhibit/reset/null
>>>>out these specific properties
>>>>
>>>>Let me know what you think.
>>>>
>>>>Thanks,
>>>>Jeanne
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