[development] Re: Patches

Alan Dixon alan.g.dixon at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 19:17:05 UTC 2006

This would be brilliant. To make it useful in the unreal world of the
Internet today, unfortunately we'd have to also add the criteria:

4. IE bulletproof

[which unfortunately may be incompatible with 1. below ...]. Some
days, I really wish my clients would just tell all the world's IE
users to get lost, but it's just not happenning.

 - Alan

On 7/9/06, Frando (Franz Heinzmann) <frando at xcite-online.de> wrote:
> What about having both in one theme?
> My suggestion for a new standard core theme would be to have a base html
> theme that's as universally valid as possible. Then, this html theme
> will be put into a standard - 3column - layout by layout.css. Both the
> HTML and the CSS can be used by designers as a starting point. Then, we
> should have a second CSS file, style.css, that does all the styling,
> color, background image, .. stuff to make our new default theme look
> drupalish-unique and maybe even a little fancy (if that's wanted).
> In other words:
> 1. "Perfect" HTML scaffold, no tables, content structure over design,
> can be used as a starting point by designers (and probably will nearly
> always be used)
> 2. First CSS file: layout CSS. Still very designer friendly and universal
> 3. Second CSS file: styling CSS. Makes our theme look great and unique.
> Will maybe be used in some parts by designers as a source of inspiration.
> best regards,
> Frando
Alan Dixon, Web Developer

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