[development] Drupal 6.2 theme system standalone

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jun 13 22:28:30 UTC 2008

Quoting Matt Galvin <mgalvin at simplifiedcomplexity.org>:

> On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 8:35 AM, Earnie Boyd
> <earnie at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>> Excuse my harshness in this but why should I really care about your fork of
>> the Drupal theme engine to another CMS?  This list is about coding for
>> Drupal and I don't see how what you have is about coding for Drupal.  What
>> you have posted is about using pieces of Drupal in other software which
>> isn't quite what I think this list is for.
> In general (not to target you directly in any way) there is not really
> an excuse for harshness in email. You have time to think and write
> polite and respectful words. If you don't want to sound harsh, don't
> be harsh.

Alright, then I must have meant to be somewhat harsh.

> Drupal is open source. Anyone is free to use it for what they wish as
> long as they share their derivative work. He is sharing his. It may
> not be useful for you but it might be for someone. Among other things
> Drupal takes PHPTemplate and builds on top of it for theming. What Bob
> is doing is not all that different.

I've no problem with anyone using any piece of open source and making 
it his own.  I have a problem with getting that changed source in my 
Inbox.  Especially since that changed source was for use outside of 

> While it is not about Drupal development itself, it is about using
> Drupal's code base which might be relevant to any Drupal developer
> even if only to say that he tried something that he thought was
> possible and is making it work. You never know what may come if it (or
> anything on or around Drupal). It is nice to at least hear of these
> things so we are aware of them, IMHO.

That is fine, many people share many things and this list seems to be 
becoming an announcement list for all the work going on.  However, post 
a link or create an issue with the files attached.  Please be kind and 
don't post a file in email that not everyone is going to use.

Earnie -- http://for-my-kids.com/
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