[drupal-devel] Re: [CS dev] Passing on Spread Firefox, Lincoln's Revenge, Democratica themes

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 06:34:38 UTC 2005

Hey Trae,

Makes perfect sense. That's exactly what I intended my theme work to
be used for. Basically a CSS Zen Garden in a theme!

So yeah, I don't know how to do it, but I would very much like to pass
the maintainship of the themes over to you. How do we do that on


On 9/25/05, Trae McCombs <occy at occy.net> wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> These themes will be rolled into the new CivicSpace theme when we get
> the time.  The "skins"(as we are calling them -- more on that later)
> will be pulled in.
> I am also going to be porting the occy.net theme to be a "skin" for the
> CS theme, and we'll be taking submissions, for other included skins(and
> layouts) after things get settled down.
> I am very excited about where the CS theme is going to go, it's just
> going to take a wee bit of time(not too much more though) to get there.
> Trae
> PS. Just as a note:
> We have a new system we are building into the CS theme.  Layouts and Skins.
> Layouts will be "plain" element positions.  These layouts can be used as
> a base theme if you want to build a "skin" on top of it.
> A Skin for the CS theme is going to be the actual theme, or style.  You
> should be able to take a skin, and move it to another layout and get a
> different layout but with the same colors.
> This might not make sense now, but when we get things polished, and the
> documentation(Robin "mozillaman" Monks will be writing) is done, I'm
> sure everyone will see the huge benefits.
> Chris Messina wrote:
> > Hey all,
> >
> > I'm looking for a new maintainer for Spread Firefox, Lincoln's
> > Revenge, Democratica who can take those original styles and port them
> > to the CivicSpace XHTML foundation
> > (http://drupal.org/project/civicspace_theme). If you want details on
> > this task, let me know. It's just become quite obvious that I don't
> > have the time to maintain these themes and it's time for someone else
> > to move them forward!
> >
> > Chris
> >
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> Trae "occy" McCombs || http://occy.net/
>        Founder - Themes.org // Linux.com
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