[theme-reviewers] Theme Ticket Request

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Sun Jan 9 03:15:03 UTC 2011

But that's what I don't get: if I chat *inherently* gets special markup (a
table, or a special CSS class), why does it need a dedicated Post Format
type (since the special markup still needs to be applied)?

On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 9:09 PM, <michael at mfields.org> wrote:

> > I'd like some further clarification on all the Post Format types, but
> that
> > one in particular. It doesn't make much sense to me as how it would have
> > custom layout/style applied.
> I have a few ideas on this:
> 1. The post content could be filtered and the text could be given
> different classes or even reconstructed as an html table that would mimic
> the formatting of an actually chat dialog screen. I actually wrote code
> like this, but abandoned actually using it in my theme because it would
> only match a single pattern and I'm sure there are more than one out
> there.
> 2. For archive views the chat transcript could be displayed in a box with
> a height set to about 18em and overflow set to auto. This gives a certain
> chat style appearance to the box while allowing the entire transcript to
> be read directly from the archive without hogging too much vertical real
> estate. To accomplish the chat transcript needs to be in it's own
> container and the most logical one IMHO is a pre tag. Single views would
> display the complete transcript without a scrollbar.
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