[Chandler-dev] Review : Styles in Chandler

Philippe Bossut pbossut at osafoundation.org
Fri Mar 31 13:08:46 PST 2006


We'll have a review of Jed's document Monday 2pm in Gotham in lieu of 
the weekly Geek Talk. We'll use the bridge for the remote folks.

- Philippe

Jed Burgess wrote:
> I'm working on a plan to unify how we handle styles in Chandler.  The 
> goal of this project is to both create a central place where we can 
> define and reference styles (fonts, borders, spacing, etc) and to 
> allow designers to adjust the look of Chandler without having to have 
> a specific knowledge of Python.  I've put up a first draft describing 
> my plan at 
> http://wiki.osafoundation.org/bin/view/Projects/StylesProject.  I'm 
> currently close to checking in code to read and set font styles in 
> Chandler which will show in more detail what I'm hoping to achieve
> I'm particularly interested in hearing any specific styles that people 
> would like to be able to customize.  wxWidgets allows for a certain 
> set of out-of-the-box customization, but part of this project is going 
> to be adding functionality to wx.  To that extent I would appreciate 
> feedback as to where to direct most of that energy.  Currently I've 
> heard the most requests for borders on blocks that are different on 
> each side.  Any other suggestions for things that you would like to be 
> able to tweak easily would be much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Jed
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