[theme-reviewers] XML theme
baptiste33 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 13:27:07 UTC 2012
After a few months I've just realized that I didn't have an answer to this.
You can consult the whole thread here :
What are the conditions for this "guidelines exemption" ?
I've available if you need additional information.
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2012/3/15 Baptiste Lafontaine <baptiste33 at gmail.com>
> The aim of 'ManiaPress' (name of the theme/plugins) is to allow users to
> publish content in game without any knowledge of the 'manialink syntax'
> (which is a set of XML tags completely created for the game, with no other
> For example, the Nadeo's official blog ( http://blog.maniaplanet.com/ )
> is using it to share news in game (
> http://blog.maniaplanet.com/?maniapress=1 ).
> We wanted to publish it on Wordpress theme repository in order to allow
> player to *create a blog on wordpress.com and to display it in game*. The
> objective is to allow user to publish in game easily.
> By the way, this theme requires a plugin because it has to be enabled only
> for one UserAgent. Without this automatic switch, web user would have the
> XML page...
> I don't know if it's possible to bundle the theme switcher within the
> Thanks for your answer
> Baptiste Lafontaine
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> 2012/3/14 Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>
>> Can you describe the intended use of the Theme/Plugin? It may very well
>> be that such a Theme is a candidate for a "special case" guidelines
>> It is always interesting to see the creative things that people develop
>> for WordPress; it's not mature yet, but we DO have a system in place to
>> facilitate getting such "special case" Themes into the repository.
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 4:31 AM, Baptiste Lafontaine <
>> baptiste33 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The game TrackMania² Canyon is using an XML syntax for the in game
>>> A theme (with a plugin) has been created in order to generate XML from
>>> You can see a typical output here : http://magnetik.org/?maniapress=1
>>> And a screenshot of what it looks like in game :
>>> By the way, this theme does not strictly follow Wordpress guidelines,
>>> and it's under heavy development.
>>> Is there any chance that this theme would be included into the Wordpress
>>> theme directory ?
>>> Baptiste Lafontaine
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