[development] proposal for theming nodes

Trae McCombs occy at occy.net
Wed Dec 14 18:06:33 UTC 2005

oooh, then...

ber++  (I'm sorta understand what that means, haven't gotten further 
than that in the PHP for dummies book heh)


Jeff Eaton wrote:
>>too bad I don't know PHP, as it would be nice for me to 
>>comprehend these 
>>theme changes you guys are discussing.  I think this is the 
>>we typically have between themers and developers.
>>People will carry on a conversation about something and perhaps it'll 
>>seem like a good idea at the time, until someone finally 
>>codes it, and 
>>then we go... "huh"? heh
>>I'm simply saying to keep us non-hackers in mind while having 
>>all these 
>>Thank you, drive through.
> Lots of modules stick their own bits of HTML into nodes. Theme designers
> have little control over those bits, and where they get displayes. Ber
> is proposing that we change the way modules append their data onto
> nodes, to allow themers easier, cleaner control over them. That means
> less esoteric PHP hacking by themers to get hooha.module to stop
> slapping all its weird markup into their nodes.
> --Jeff

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