SAK-9066 (Fix IE CSS 'inherit' bug.)

Silverio, Gonzalo gsilver at umich.edu
Mon Apr 12 17:18:27 UTC 2010


What Joseph and Eli said. I'd be nice to know also if anyone is using
PreferAble and styleAble. I'd be interested in exploring UIOptions as an
alternate.

    -Gonzalo

On 4/12/10 12:02 PM, "Eli Cochran" <eli at media.berkeley.edu> wrote:

> What Joseph said.
> 
> Including Gonzalo, in case he has an opinion.
> 
> - Eli
> 
> On Apr 12, 2010, at 8:01 AM, Joseph Scheuhammer wrote:
> 
>> Alan (et al),
>> 
>> Regarding:
>> - SAK-9066 [http://jira.sakaiproject.org/browse/SAK-9066]
>> - SAK-9020 [http://jira.sakaiproject.org/browse/SAK-9020]
>> 
>> The general feeling here is that PreferAble and StyleAble are old solutions,
>> and not really worth pursuing.  Fluid is developing a UIOptions component
>> that is recommended instead.  It uses a different technique for styling
>> changes such that SAK-9066 likely won't be an issue.  I'm not sure what the
>> issues would be in terms of removing PreferAble and StyleAble from Sakai, and
>> replacing them with UIOptions, but it is one option.
>> 
>> (note: cc'ing the fluid-work list)
>> 
>> Alan Berg wrote:
>>> Hi Joseph,
>>> 
>>> Just double checking the value of the issue. Eli in your opinion is
>>> SAK-9066 (Fix IE CSS 'inherit' bug.) worth pursuing?
>>> 
>>> Alan
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 4:17 PM, Joseph Scheuhammer<clown at utoronto.ca>
>>> wrote:
>>>  
>>>>>  Hi Alan,
>>>>> 
>>>>>  Wow, that's a blast from the past.
>>>>> 
>>>>>  Short answer:  no.  I haven't been involved in any Sakai development for
>>>>>  about two years.
>>>>> 
>>>>>  Longer answer:  If I were to continue on this, I'd have to "reboot" the
>>>>>  issue (what was this about, again?).  Does Sakai still support IE6/7?
>>>>> Since
>>>>>  the bug was filed, IE8 has been released -- does it have the same bug?
>>>>>  Also, there is a group here that might be more appropriate for this work
>>>>> --
>>>>>  the Fluid group.  I'll discuss with them and see how to proceed.
>>>>> 
>>>>>  I'll get back to you.
>>>>> 
>>>>>  --
>>>>>  ;;;;joseph
>>>>> 
>>>>>  'Clown control to Mao Tse Tung.'
>>>>>    - D. Bowie (misheard lyric) -
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>    
>> 
>> --
>> ;;;;joseph
>> 
>> 'Clown control to Mao Tse Tung.'
>> - D. Bowie (misheard lyric) -
>> 
> 
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> Eli Cochran
> user interaction developer
> ETS, UC Berkeley
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