gerv at mozilla.org
Mon Dec 8 23:00:36 UTC 2003
Ludovic Dubost wrote:
> Lastly I want to defend a little the 'skin' system that was used which
> Gervase commented in the bug
> - It was easy to implement so I don't think there are a log of
> maintenance issues.
That doesn't necessarily follow :-) And the ease of implementation of
something is unrelated to how desirable it is.
> - It allows to create slightly modified looks, for example for PDAs of
> for specific browsers when you cannot workaround a browser bug.. This
> was inspired by the way http://www.csszengarden.com/ allows to switch
> CSS styles.
Client-side stylesheet switching and alternate stylesheets is a
different thing to an inbuilt skin system with prefs and so on. I'm all
for the first (although I don't think Bugzilla needs more than one in
its CVS) but wary of the second.
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