[drupal-devel] phptemplate in core?
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Mon May 2 19:34:28 UTC 2005
On 1 May 2005, at 16:49, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> - What PHPTemplate-based theme should we ship with core? Should we
> port either Bluemarine or Pushbutton to PHPTemplate or should we go
> with fresh themes? My requirements for such theme would be:
> 1. The theme must validate as XHTML.
> 2. The theme's CSS classes/IDs must comply Drupal's naming
> 3. The theme should work on all browsers without hacks.
> 4. The theme should be simple and easy to customize. No themes with
> a bazillion of small images that no one will ever change.
I would add to that:
5. The theme must be accessible - at minimum Section 508 and WCAG
Priority 1 compliant.
Pushbutton has already been ported to PHPTemplate, and meets all of the
Note: Tables are perfectly valid XHTML, using them for page structure
is discouraged - but won't invalidate a page.
There are a lot of Drupal sites which have based their custom themes on
Pushbutton, including it in core will give them a good starting point
to transition to PHPTemplate.
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