where to put CSS and JS files

timeless timeless at myrealbox.com
Tue Oct 29 23:10:58 UTC 2002

Myk Melez wrote:
> Gerv and I have been discussing where to put CSS and JS files over in 
> bug 156548.
> http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=156548
> We'd like to put them in css/ and js/ subdirectories of the Bugzilla 
> root directory.
> If you think that's a bad place for them, please comment in this forum 
> or in the bug. 

Christopher Aillon wrote:
> I think it is bad to pollute the top level directory with specific names 
> such as css or js when there are other potential choices. 
i agree
 > Future
> Bugzilla versions may support VBScript, for example, and they may 
> support XSLT.   _Existing_ installs may wish to customize their install 
> using VBScripts if they are a MS shop wanting to re-use some already 
> existing vbs code for whatever reason, or if they are using xml 
> templates and wish to style their pages with XSLT.  So I think a better 
> choice would be scripts/js/ and style/css/
i wouldn't name a directory js or css

scripts/ containing js+vbs+pls wouldn't hurt anyone. similarly a styles/ 
containing css+xslt+xslfo wouldn't hurt anyone.

are there localization concerns? do the files relate to templates? are 
they truly global?

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