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Subject: Re: Probable changes coming to the skin engine (skin format)

Re: Probable changes coming to the skin engine (skin format)

From: Thomas Martitz <>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 11:00:51 +0200

On 11.05.2010 09:52, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
> Adding rockbox-users who should have been on the origional email.
> On 11 May 2010 16:41, Thomas Martitz
> <> wrote:
>> On 11.05.2010 05:09, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
>>> Quick heads up to the changes which are probably coming to the skin
>>> format to make everything easier.
>>> 1) tags with parameter lists will change to use '(' and ')' to mark
>>> the ends of the list. e.g %V(label|x|y|width|height|font|fg|bg)
>>> 2) tags will no longer be able to add info to the end (E.g %Xda will
>>> be changed to %Xd(a), %D1 to %D(1) )
>> Could we also change the | character to , or ;?
> For the param delimiter then yeah, I dont tihnk that should happen for
> conditional delimiter though.

Right, I forgot to add that I don't mean to change it for conditionals.
Param lists and conditional lists should be more syntactically separated

Best regards.
Received on 2010-05-11

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