[theme-reviewers] Carrington Framework / Carrington Text
chip at chipbennett.net
Thu Sep 2 16:03:26 UTC 2010
I don't see it as a derailment of the thread. The framework-core
consideration is the primary reason why I asked for help in the first place.
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Edward Caissie <edward.caissie at gmail.com>wrote:
> True ... and not wanting to de-rail this thread any further (*grin*) ...
> this is potentially a (new) discussion thread that could be on par with
> child-themes as it is very closely related as I see it.
> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:42 AM, Edward Caissie <edward.caissie at gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>> Thanks Chris ...
>>> "Framework" themes are a whole different animal than most themes ... and
>>> some tend to do things out of the ordinary.
>>> I'll post some questions, here:
>>> - Should they be handled differently?
>>> - Should we add additonal Trac keywords?
>>> - Should there be an assignable tag by the Review team so they
>>> enter/exist in the repository with more recognition of their inherent
>>> potential and options?
>>> Just some thoughts, there are perhaps 10 or so that would come to mind if
>>> we took a look at the repository ... the Carrington themes, Thematic,
>>> Hybrid, ComicPress, Suffusion, Atahualpa, Tarski, etc come to mind off the
>>> top of my head, I know there are more.
>>> "Framework" may not be the most appropriate term, but these themes et al.
>>> represent the ones that have a great many available options, for example,
>>> that are well above and beyond most.
>> I would go with Justin Tadlock's nomenclature with respect to "frameworks"
>> - that is, drop-in code on top of which Parent Themes are built. In
>> Carrington's case, this drop-in code is "Carrington Core". I believe
>> Thematic and Hybrid are (or will be?) much the same.
>> My thinking is that we really need first to review/approve the framework
>> code. That way, if a Theme is using a known/approved version of the
>> framework, that part can be ignored in the Theme review.
>> The question then becomes: how best to handle review/approval of
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