[development] proposal for theming nodes

Neil Drumm drumm at delocalizedham.com
Thu Dec 15 01:59:12 UTC 2005

andre wrote:
> Neil Drumm wrote:
>> And a UI for choosing different layouts (defined by the theme) which 
>> define regions (within the main content area, these are *not* block 
>> regions). If a non-default layout is chosen, the reweighting UI 
>> changes to a region choosing and reweighting UI.
> No to the UI for this.
> Default rendering should be how the module developers intended - Themers 
> should be able to clobber that for their own needs.  There is no reason 
> in the world why I would want a user then in turn to clobber the theme.
> I suppose a contributed module could provide this sort of UI $node 
> content shuffling - but it shouldn't be in core.

Just as blocks positioning is not hard coded into the theme, content 
positioning shouldn't be hard coded into the theme. The stuff that 
belongs in the theme, xhtml and css, stays in the theme as the code for 
page layouts.

Neil Drumm

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