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Is Askbot interested in Skins?

asked 2010-04-29 02:02:21 -0500

Pekka gravatar image

Is the Askbot project at this point interested in Template contributions?

I can't promise anything right now but it could be that a neutral template "spins off" during the work on the project I want to use Askbot for.

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answered 2010-04-29 10:58:08 -0500

Evgeny gravatar image

updated 2010-04-29 10:58:36 -0500

Hi Pekka, sure if you make a new skin, we'll add it to the collection.

I hate to make the answer sound complicated, but since templates are not yet "stabilized" (that is id, class names, variable and template tag usage not yet frozen) - there will be some maintenance overhead associated with custom templates.

But it will not be a huge deal - I will be alerting people on twitter and here.

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@Evgeny I totally see, I know the situation well from own projects. Thanks for the detailed answer. This is good to know.
Pekka gravatar image Pekka  ( 2010-04-29 12:10:58 -0500 )edit

Have templates been stabilized yet? I've been thinking about putting together a Bootstrap-based theme...

todofixthis gravatar image todofixthis  ( 2012-04-25 22:08:07 -0500 )edit

I think we will be using bootstrap, I like it for the good implementation of control elements. Our skin have not yet stabilized to support branching into new versions. It's been long time, I know. We could probably stabilize templates page by page, then those pages could be re-styled on the level of HTML. There is no problem to re-style the css files at this time.

Evgeny gravatar image Evgeny  ( 2012-04-26 08:13:11 -0500 )edit

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