[development] proposal for theming nodes
mcsparkerton at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Dec 15 03:13:31 UTC 2005
Neil Drumm wrote:
>> 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.
Actually - block positioning is very often 'hard coded' (I prefer the
term 'modified') in the theme.
Module and UI say position this block [say] right. Theme says - if
block right toss it on the left hand side anyway - because that's where
the design demands that it be.
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