[development] Tango Admin Design.

David K Norman deekayen at deekayen.net
Sun Dec 4 00:32:16 UTC 2005

I started making a Drupal theme out of it. I didn't complete a full
featured theme after I decided I didn't like where it was going. What I
have done is available for download, though.


development-request at drupal.org wrote:
> Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 09:07:58 -0500
> From: Trae McCombs <occy at occy.net>
> Subject: [development] Tango Admin Design.
> I know this was originally mocked up for Midguard CMS, but the colors my 
> friend Tuomas (known as Tigert) put together with the Tango project 
> color palette look fairly nice.
> http://tigert.com/files/uploads/aegir2-layout.png
> I also posted a comment on his site about how I thought it might be neat 
> to have a common Admin look and feel across different CMS tools.  So 
> that, once you learned one CMS, then you could find similiar functions 
> easily in another.
> http://www.tigert.com/archives/2005/11/16/tango-ui-for-web/
> This would then let people pick their CMS based on features they desired 
> and not have to worry about particular benefits.  Is this a crazy idea? 
>   Sure...  If nothing else, it might be nice to utilize the Tango Icons 
> and such (I know, we've discussed this before, not sure where it went) 
> as a base.  I also know having an "admin area" is a touchy subject with 
> a lot of people.
> The CivicSpace Theme has an "Admin Theme" setup, so it's not like it 
> isn't possible to do with Drupal currently.
> Anyway, it's early, please don't flame me too much.  Just wanted to 
> share that admin screenshot with you guys.
> Trae

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