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Subject: Re: jdgordon: r17690 - in trunk/apps: . gui

Re: jdgordon: r17690 - in trunk/apps: . gui

From: Thomas Martitz <>
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 01:26:11 +0200

Dave, you have some good points there. I agree with most, especially the
part with the "happily accepting invalid syntax", that's a no-go IMHO. I
also think that for e.g. the height/width the code complexity is not
really worth it.

But I might add, I actually like at least the optional colors (from a
user point of view). Especially for new users it can be very confusing
when the color they set doesn't appear in the wps.
Most wps simply "hard-code" the color for the viewports which they used
for the menu, just because because they can't do it more flexible as of
now. I highly doubt that most themers intend to fix the wps text colors,
some don't even fix them for the menus.
Also there's a contradiction: For themes without viewports, including
default ones, the wps text color will change with the theme settings.
But for themes using viewports, that's not given.
That behavior is not consistent, so that I can imagine that this can be
very confusing (as already said, particularly for new users).

So, as the colors being the last to parameters, those could at least be
consistent with other wps tags, i.e. leaving the pipes out too.
Received on 2008-06-06

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