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From "Martin Marinschek" <martin.marinsc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [TRINIDAD] Skinning in a portlet environment
Date Thu, 26 Jul 2007 16:18:21 GMT
Hi Simon,

well, but this would then be portlet container dependent, right? You'd
effectively need to implement trinidad skinning in every portlet
container.

regards,

Martin

On 7/26/07, Simon Lessard <simon.lessard.3@gmail.com> wrote:
> Personally, I don't see why the portal should not be able to provide all
> selectors.
>
> Aren't we just not compressing the selector names when we detect a portal
> environment or did I miss something? I think that strategy cannot provides
> the icons though.
>
>
> On 7/26/07, Martin Marinschek <martin.marinschek@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Does the portlet container really provide every styleclass that is
> > necessary for Trinidad components to look like they normally look?
> >
> > I'm just thinking that what is currently being done is not enough to
> > have the full skinning features available, and that going the
> > direction of adding the CSS dynamically would allow to do so.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > Martin
> >
> > On 7/26/07, Scott O'Bryan <darkarena@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hey Martin,
> > >
> > > Does the simple-portlet skin render any better?  I *THINK* that when
> > > running in a portal environment you always get the simple-portlet skin
> > > unless your portal provides one of the necessary skin extensions which,
> > > right now, it trinidad proprietary.  Maybe this is just a case of us
> > > needing to bug-fix the portlet skin.
> > >
> > > That article is interesting, but I think that Trinidad has attempted to
> > > do the same thing only in a different way.  Instead of using javascript
> > > to copy in the styles, we actually change the class names that get
> > > rendered on the client to use the portal styles where appropriate.
> > > Still, I'm not sure that this has been tested extensively because before
> > > we started looking at 301, much of Trinidad's portal work has been done
> > > with a Proof of Concept environment.
> > >
> > > Scott
> > >
> > > Martin Marinschek wrote:
> > > > After playing around for a while and finally finding out that it was
> > > > as easy as setting:
> > > >
> > > >  <skin-family>simple</skin-family>
> > > >
> > > > in the trinidad-config.xml I got skinning to run in the portlet
> > > > environment. In the end, I'm not very happy with what I see, though.
> > > >
> > > > I'm attaching a screenshot - basically, not much change happens by
> > > > applying skinning - obviously due to the fact that the portlet
> > > > containers don't offer many default style-class hooks.
> > > > Have I been getting this wrong or does it really look like this?
> > > >
> > > > If I have been doing the right thing, wouldn't it be nice to have a
> > > > way of adding the stylesheet with javascript dynamically in the body?
> > > >
> > > > Something like this:
> > > >
> > > >
> http://cse-mjmcl.cse.bris.ac.uk/blog/2005/08/18/1124396539593.html
> > > >
> > > > might be in order to have full skinning available, and still be
> > > > standards compliant.
> > > >
> > > > I'd implement this in a component, if nobody has better ideas...
> > > >
> > > > regards,
> > > >
> > > > Martin
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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