where to put CSS and JS files
tara at tequilarista.org
Wed Oct 30 19:31:12 UTC 2002
Just to point out, cvs up -P will get rid of any empty directories, and
cvs co ignores them by default.
Myk Melez wrote:
> Christopher Aillon wrote:
>> Gervase Markham wrote:
>>> The day Bugzilla starts using VBScript is the day I stop working on
>>> it :-)
>> If Mozilla supports it, will you stop using it as a browser?
> Oh god, this is exactly the direction of discussion that makes me
> oppose running major changes by the developers list.
> Dave, here are the three extant alternatives. All of them are good
> enough (TM). Pick one and let's move on, please, or tell me I can
> check one JS file into the top-level directory until the argument is
> over, after which I'll move it to the appropriate directory (moving
> files being so much easier than moving directories).
> css/ and js/ - short, obvious, and css/ already exists; less flexible
> than the other alternatives because it specifies the type of files it
> will contain (although all examples of the problem this causes are
> style/ and logic/ - logically consistent, but leaves css/ empty, and
> people think "logic" is bad because marketingesque.
> style/ and scripts/ - the popular choice, but leaves css/ empty and
> logically inconsistent.
>> It's a hassle yes. But it's not impossible. It will not only be
>> confusing to users but show poor judgement on the developer who
>> leaves a needless empty directory without removing it. It's not like
>> we cvs remove directories every day.... surely we can do it just
> Technical note: not really. There's no such thing as "cvs remove
> directory", there's only "manually delete directory from CVS
> repository, causing chaos in local working copies". We don't want to
> go there.
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