[development] Switching themes in modules

Earl Miles merlin at logrus.com
Thu Jun 22 16:40:09 UTC 2006

Moshe Weitzman wrote:
>> A theme switch module which allowed you to choose theme engines/themes
>> based on the view being generated may be fun, but how often on a site do
>> you really need this level of abstraction in the presentation layer?
> alan's link points to a bootstrap bug thats been fixed. i don't think 
> it strengthens anyone's argument unless you believe in folklore like 
> "bad things happen when you switch themes"
> -moshe

There are, I agree, some applications for which theme switching can be 
very important. Generally it's best to use sub-themes so they all share 
a template.php file, but some sites may be simple enough that they don't 
do much theme overriding.

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