[Plone-UI] Re: future plans for deprecating dtml in css

Ian F. Hood IanFHood at gmail.com
Mon Jul 3 07:40:40 UTC 2006


actually I have need to do something like that now for a skin (or set of) 
that is outside the usual.  I wondered if a thoughtful approach already 
exists, or I should invent my own?


"Alexander Limi" <limi at plone.org> wrote in 
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> On Fri, 30 Jun 2006 10:58:38 -0700, Ian F. Hood
> <IanFHood at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I keep reading that using dtml to plug vars into css will be deprecated.
>> Is there any information, PLIPs, or work being done to that end?  I am
>> interested in knowing what direction that is (or may be) going, if anyone
>> knows.
>
> Don't worry about it for now; we will supply a way of doing some of the
> same things when we change it.
>
> Right now, it'll stay around, but we will probably look into reducing the
> number of variables for 3.0, since the only thing that makes sense to have
> system-wide attributes for is the color preferences. The other stuff was
> targeted for Plone 1.0, which didn't have the richer customization
> abilitites of the later releases.
>
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