[ZWeb] wiki skin

Tom Von Lahndorff tom at modscape.com
Mon Oct 30 06:36:07 EST 2006

On Oct 29, 2006, at 10:29 PM, Simon Michael wrote:

> Chris Withers wrote:
>> Is it going to move to the great new style that's been used for  
>> the Zope 3 wiki?
> Chris - I have several thoughts on that which I wanted to air -
> I took some time to get used to the new skin. I like it a lot -  
> great work Kevin (and Tom).
> (In fact I'd like to include a generic version in Zwiki as a wiki  
> template - are the authors ok with this ? I will make it as  
> different as you think necessary to avoid confusion with the zope  
> wikis.)

fine with me. :)

> I'm also quite fond of the basic Zwiki skin, which is adapted to my  
> needs. For jumping around between many wikis, many pages, and doing  
> serious wiki gardening, I find it less distracting, also the page  
> hierarchy is clearer. For some people it will also be faster. So I  
> wanted to leave it in place for at least a few days to give people  
> a chance to see how it works for browsing these wikis.
> I also like that big Zope planet floating in the background of the  
> zope2 wiki. The sense of wide-open spaciousness. And I like that  
> it's visually distinct from the zope3 wiki, so you know at a glance  
> where you are.
> I have been guessing the consensus will be to use the new skin  
> across all the wikis, though. But I think we definitely need some  
> way to differentiate them.

I'll see if I can come up with something.

> Just now, motivated by Martijn's talk at DZUG (recommended!) I  
> started to move the templates from /zope3 up to the root folder,  
> then I realized the skin has zope3 wiki stuff hard-coded. So some  
> more work is needed before the skin can be reused. Kevin, I wonder  
> what your thoughts/plans are (feel free to try them out).
> Comments ?
> -Simon
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