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Subject: Re: WPS Developments (wps artists.. take this as a warning..)

Re: WPS Developments (wps artists.. take this as a warning..)

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Sun, 01 Jun 2008 06:32:57 -0500

First and foremost: Please do not top post. Quote only the part of the
message you need, if any, and do it within your post as you need it.

> Can you explain why it breaks the progress bar, please?
The progress bar tag has needed revising for some time. It doesn't treat
coordinates the same way, anyway. It's a 5 second fix for anyone to
revise a theme to work again, and someone could write an automated
script to do it if they felt it was too hard for theme authors to fix
their own.
> I actually don't think that having more than 1pb is worth breaking
> every single theme, since I don't see any use for them.
If you want to have different sized progress bars depending on whether
or not Album Art is taking up a large chunk of your screen, you need one
progress bar for each size of album art. It's that simple. If you want
to put a progress bar inside a conditional viewport, it needs revising.
The progress bar was broken by the development of conditional viewports,
and it's a very good opportunity to both fix problems with the syntax,
and introduce the needed flexibility of having different sized progress
bars depending on displayed viewport.
Received on 2008-06-01

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