A css discussion...

Jacob Farber jacob.farber at utoronto.ca
Tue Aug 5 16:39:17 UTC 2008


Yes, the example I wrote was oversimplified....

Eli Cochran wrote:
> Thinking a little more about this pattern:
>
>> What about a more semantic and recycleable approach, where you divide
>> class names into roles (Selector, State, Presentation)?
>>
>> <div class="mySelector state_disabled theme_redAndBlue"></div>
>
> Seems that the Presentation should always be part of the container not 
> part of the selector, so the structure is:
>
> <div class="theme">
>     <div class="selector state">foo</div>
> </div>
>
> this would simplify the markup as you would not need to repeat the 
> theme for each element and it also means that you only have to change 
> one place to switch to a different theme.
>
> - Eli
>
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>
> Eli Cochran
> user interaction developer
> ETS, UC Berkeley
>
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