Proposal to remove contrast themes for jQuery UI

Justin Obara obara.justin at
Mon Jul 23 17:19:33 UTC 2018

Hi Everyone,

Thanks for the feedback. I’ll be removing the jQuery UI contrast themes as
part of my work for


On July 17, 2018 at 11:40:11 AM, Moss, Gregor (gmoss at wrote:

+1 from me as well, though my familiarity with the context is basically
zero outside of what you’ve mentioned in your email, Justin. I think if
there’s any level of certainty that these are no longer being used and will
not be used in the future, then it is cruft and best removed. If they are
required again in the future, it can be added. Just my $0.02 😊



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*Subject:* Re: Proposal to remove contrast themes for jQuery UI


*From: *fluid-work <fluid-work-bounces at> on behalf of
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*Date: *Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 2:38 PM
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*Subject: *Proposal to remove contrast themes for jQuery UI

I’ve been looking at adding some additional low contrast themes for the
contrast preference in UI Options (See: FLUID-6297
<> . In the process of
working on that I noticed that the jQuery UI contrast themes
not actually being used. There were several references to them for use by
the prefs framework panels/adjusters; however they were not actually
required there. They most likely fell out of need when we switched off of
the jQuery UI Sliders in favour of our own native sliders and steppers.

Originally the jQuery UI contrast themes were provided as a way to add
jQuery UI specific styling created with their themeroller
<> tool. Our own css scripts should be
able to handle most if not all of the work for styling these widgets in the
respective contrasts. Integrators would still be able to create their own
versions of jQuery UI themes if needed or could provide the necessary

I propose that a part of the work for FLUID-6297
<> we remove the jQuery UI
contrast themes from the repo. We will need to leave the default theme
which is used for styling the tooltips used by inline edit and pager.

Please let me know what you think. I’d ideally like to continue working on
this by the end of this week or the beginning of next.


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