Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Probable changes coming to the skin engine (skin format)
Re: Probable changes coming to the skin engine (skin format)
From: Thomas Martitz <thomas.martitz_at_student.htw-berlin.de>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 15:36:33 +0200
On 11.05.2010 15:30, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
> On 11 May 2010 23:25, Chris<rockbox_at_chrisjj.com> 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 ')'
>>> This will break all existing skins
>> I can see how the option of ( and ) makes some things easier, but I would
>> be interested to hear what necessitates the skin-breaking /requirement/
>> for ( and ).
> better integration with the upcoming theme editor through a better
> parser. Also means better debugging!
Also, the recent new tags expose the limitations of the old syntax
(well, there was no fixed syntax) and therefore create huge inconstency.
Better readability is also a concern.
Received on 2010-05-11