[pmwiki-users] Skin display

Joachim Durchholz jo at durchholz.org
Tue Sep 6 13:45:26 CDT 2005

Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 04, 2005 at 11:17:37AM +0200, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
>>Pm, is it possible to set the following pages to use the skins they are 
>>describing? ...
> In some cases, no.  Some of the skins ask for a fair bit more
> customization than simply "unzip into pub/skins/ and set the $Skin
> variable", and I'm not wanting to spend the effort to go through
> a long configuration process.  And in a couple of instances, the
> customizations requested actually conflict with other pmwiki.org
> settings.
 > Beyond that, some of skins come with a skin.php file, and that file
 > is sufficiently hard to read so that I can't easily determine if it
 > has any security holes in it.
 > In general, if a contributed skin or recipe isn't something that I
 > can quickly install and verify its reasonableness, it's not likely
 > to be activated on pmwiki.org.

These are all very valid reasons.

How about leaving a note to that effect on the page? So people don't 
wonder whether the skin was just overlooked.
Also, the skin author gets some feedback if he cares to look :-)

>>(actually uses the Lens script but still gives the incldue_once error 
> Now fixed.



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