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From Jacques Le Roux <jacques.le.r...@les7arts.com>
Subject Re: Visual Themes in wiki
Date Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:34:10 GMT
I finally kept the page just updated and cleaned it

Jacques

Le 17/10/2014 10:57, Pierre Smits a écrit :
> Jacques, all
>
> Maybe we should retain the gallery as a place open for all contributors to
> post their screenshots of themes, and a url to where the theme is
> maintained?
>
> That we we keep the visibility of the diversity and at the same time keep
> maintenance of the page to a minimum.
>
> Regards,
>
> Pierre Smits
>
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> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 6:36 AM, Mike <mz4wheeler@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Oldschool still seems to work fine (in 12.04).  I just had to fix the
>> footer.  Haven't noticed any quirks.
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:02 AM, Adrian Crum <
>> adrian.crum@sandglass-software.com> wrote:
>>
>>> The "Old School" theme was designed by me (https://issues.apache.org/
>>> jira/browse/OFBIZ-918). Layout was easily broken in that theme - that was
>>> one of the motivators for removing it. At the time no one objected, and
>> no
>>> one stepped forward to maintain it.
>>>
>>> Even now - no one is maintaining the Old School theme found in the Wiki.
>>>
>>> I understand your frustration, but it is clear there is very little
>>> interest in keeping that theme in the project.
>>>
>>>
>>> Adrian Crum
>>> Sandglass Software
>>> www.sandglass-software.com
>>>
>>> On 10/16/2014 5:25 PM, Mike wrote:
>>>
>>>> Speaking of themes, I was really upset when the ofbiz developers
>> "yanked"
>>>> out the original backend theme for ofbiz designed by Dave.  It was
>>>> elegantly simplistic and functional, and also many books were written
>>>> showing it.
>>>>
>>>> The reasons?  Time to move on, time to upgrade, needs a newer polished
>>>> look, bla bla bla.  All of the newer themes are not as good as the
>>>> original.
>>>>
>>>> At the time, ALL documentation, ALL examples, ALL books had oldschool as
>>>> screenshot examples.
>>>>
>>>> Yes, I know "oldschool" is still available, and I do use it, but it does
>>>> demonstrate that the few commiters blatantly make substantial changes
>> (on
>>>> a
>>>> whim) w/o consulting the community or even thinking things through.
>>>>
>>>> [rant complete]
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 6:15 AM, Jacques Le Roux <
>>>> jacques.le.roux@les7arts.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   Hi,
>>>>> I updated the https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OFBIZ/
>>>>> Visual+Themes+-+How+to page, notably for new releases but not only,
>>>>> please review.
>>>>>
>>>>> I wonder if we should keep https://cwiki.apache.org/
>>>>> confluence/display/OFBIZ/Visual+Themes+Gallery which is completly out
>>>>> dated and seems nobody care about creating and updating themes :/
>>>>>
>>>>> Jacques
>>>>>
>>>>>

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