[pmwiki-devel] Is 'RightBar' the right name?
kat_lists at katspace.homelinux.org
Tue May 22 17:45:54 CDT 2007
On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 07:40:46PM +0100, Hans wrote:
> Tuesday, May 22, 2007, 10:43:48 AM, Stirling wrote:
> > I'm working on a skin for a project and its going to have both a sidebar and
> > an (optional) rightbar. I'm not sure that 'rightbar' is what I should be
> > referring to it as though. One of the configuration options is going to be to
> > switch the contents of the left and right sidebars, so the 'sidebar' will be
> > on the right, and the 'rightbar' will end up on the left, thus demonstrating
> > the problem with the name.
> For Gemini, FixFlow and Triad you can use a RightBar page.
> Also you can swap right and left (SideBar) side bars.
> (:noleft:) suppresses the SideBar (PmWiki default markup),
> (:noright:) suppresses the right side bar, i.e. RightBar.
> When the swapping it is perhaps a bit confusing, but I decided it
> can't be helped and stuck to the RightBar terminology.
Agreed. If PmWiki is using (:noleft:) and (:noright:) then we might as
well call it RightBar -- it's simple, and not *that* confusing.
I'm using SideBar and RightBar in my Bonny skin; if we agree to use that
as a convention, I think that's good for users, since it enables them to
be freer to change skins when chosing between those skins which provide
a three-column layout (Gemini, FixFlow, Triad, Bonny and Stirling's new
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