[theme-reviewers] Theme Frameworks and the directory

Doug Stewart zamoose at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 20:48:55 UTC 2010

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 2:12 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> I guess what I'm trying to say is that if there is some commonplace
> functionality that these frameworks are providing and which theme
> users need, we should abstract that out and put it into the core code,
> then let theme devs use it there. Sending complex and weird frameworks
> to the users doesn't strike me as a good thing. Frameworks should be
> used for custom site development, not for general
> everybody-can-download-this-theme usage.

There ought to be a uniform way to build options pages with a simple
function call or two and an equally easy way to uniformly call those
options out/add them to a theme. This would abstract/eliminate a LOT
of the stuff that frameworks re-iterate, at least in my opinion.


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