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From Ryan Ollos <ryan.ol...@wandisco.com>
Subject Re: [Apache Bloodhound] #420: Improved styling for `inline code`
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:02:32 GMT
On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 2:28 PM, Matevž Bradač <matevzb@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On 1. Mar, 2013, at 21:47, Olemis Lang wrote:
>
> > On 3/1/13, Gary Martin <gary.martin@wandisco.com> wrote:
> > [...]
> >>
> >> There are a lot of potential ways of doing this. I am not keen on
> >> copying the CSS across if we want to be sticking to whatever bootstrap
> >> provides. That leaves swapping tags, which itself can probably be done
> >> in three or more ways, or copying the styles on the client side with js.
> >>
> >
> > I was initially thinking of introducing (overriding) these in
> > bloodhound.css rather than modifying bootstrap.css
>
> I think that's what Gary was referring to as well. But overriding things
> in bloodhound.css quickly becomes quite cumbersome, as there is no way
> to express "inheritance" of one tag's properties from another tag and
> then overriding some of them (you have to copy and paste the whole style).
>
> However - bootstrap is built with LESS (http://lesscss.org/), which
> extends
> the CSS with variables etc. which would allow just that (via mixins).
>

Oh, very cool, thank you for sharing that.


> Maybe we could adopt using LESS for building our custom bootstrap.css in
> the future?
>

Do you mean, build bloodhound.css with LESS?

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