[Phpmyadmin-devel] GSoC suggestion: themes

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Tue Jan 8 22:00:06 CET 2013

Tyron Madlener a écrit :
> It could be a part of improving the whole theme handling altogether. I
> think theming would be way easier if the CSS would be split into 2 parts.
> - Base CSS: All CSS Code that is unlikely to change (e.g. left frame <=>
> right frame CSS)

Hi Tyron,

frames are gone from master... Also, in master some work has been done, 
to extract specific CSS (like jqplot.css.php) and put it under 
themes/pmahomme/css only.

But I agree that it remains some repeated code in the two common.css.php 

Thanks for your suggestions.

> - Theme CSS: All CSS Code that is likely to change (Colors, Fonts, Images,
> etc.). This is being loaded after the Base CSS, so that it can still
> overwrite it.
> Currently you need to edit a ton of CSS Code in order create a theme for
> PMA. If the theme css however is reduced to a fraction of the code it
> become way easier to edit it, I think.
> Besides that, a cleanup of the css code would probably also help a lot in
> reducing the size.
> And finally it might be worth looking at other languages like Less (
> http://lesscss.org/)
> Just some ideas :-)
> On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 7:52 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:
>> Rouslan Placella a écrit :
>>> On 01/08/2013 12:46 PM, Marc Delisle wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> not many themes have been contributed by the community for recent
>>>> versions of phpMyAdmin. Maybe theme conversion could be a part of one
>>>> GSoC student's project?
>>> I thought that code generation was a mandatory requirement of GSoC, and
>>> CSS does not qualify since there are no predefined semantics...
>> Not sure what "predefined semantics" means, I'm too old ;)
>> IMO (and in the Wikipedia definition of CSS), CSS is a programming
>> language; anyway I asked the google-mentors mailing list about it, to
>> see if we can get an authoritative answer.
>> Note that I wrote "could be a part", not the whole project.
>> --
>> Marc Delisle
>> http://infomarc.info

Marc Delisle

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