Full Article Attached Discussion: Classic Skin Development Direction

Monday August 7th, 2000

Ben Goodger writes, "Over the past few weeks, Classic skin development has really taken off and the Classic skin is, I believe something that can be used every day, on all three platforms.

I recently posted to the n.p.m.ui newsgroup soliciting feedback on the development. I want to reach a broader audience so I'm asking mozillaZine readership the same questions..."

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#38 Re: Make customizability options accessible to use

by Mikenjax <>

Sunday August 13th, 2000 4:00 PM

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I submitted that w/o proofreading.. here it is after proofreading.. >I don't know about ben, but I think that on the themes panel, the thing on the bottom (that tab widget) is pretty much wasted space. Why not replace it with a scrolling "Theme-specific options" list for these options? IE has a scrolling list such as this on its "Advanced" tab. And don't tell me that it can't be done b/c skin switching isn't supposed to change content. What do you call those buttons in that Tab widget down there that change to coorespond to whoever that Theme's autor is? Btw, boys, while we're on the subject, we need to remember, consistancy of terminology is very important. Why does clicking on "Switch Themes" give you a dialog about "Switching Skins?"