Michael!

On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 01:44:05AM -0400, Michael Spunt wrote:
> On Thu, 24 May 2001 19:11:00 -0400 Tom Rathborne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > That's a neat design, but you're doing all this funky stylesheet stuff
> > that leaves me with a bad font! Please don't change my font on me!
> As I've already written some mails before, the design is nor
> significant, nor final, nor useful, I just don't like plain HTML
> when I work on something. Sorry for the CSS but it's readable in
> Opera + Mozilla under Linux and MSIE5.5 + Netscape 6 under Windows
> and doesn't use any "funky stuff". The CSS is also just temporary
> and "funky stuff" is yet to come from interface designers! :-)

Alright, I _was_ being a bastard. My design is pretty disgusting for
other reasons anyway :)

> > Also, what's with this?
> >     http://www.technoid.f2s.com/gimp.org/index.php?nav=doc
> > A query in the URL for a static document??
> 
> [skipped some stuff]
> 
> I think you stick to much to the "ugly URL" thing. I've used just one
> file for the whole "engine" (if you can call it like that so far)
> because I can edit one file to change the whole look. This isn't that
> important, only a small detail which can change and isn't worth
> discussing! Also, you can make /download/ point to
> /gimp.org/1337/engine/version02/download/index.php?nav=stable&version=10
> without letting the user see that. Anyway, I cannot do that with my web
> hoster.

That's a very good point, yes... but I still prefer getting the URLs
right the first time.

> > Compare:
> > http://www.technoid.f2s.com/gimp.org/index.php?nav=doc&page=tutorials
> >     http://wilber.gimp.org:8192/docs/user/tutorials/
> Do you know f2s? It is an ISP who also provides free web space to
> poor people like me. ;-) I haven't got nor shells, nor CVS nor
> something-i-forgot-to-mention, you've got almost root on gimp.org. I
> think any comparison is futile... Also, we are wasting time on
> discussing stuff like this without coming any further. Maybe your
> engine is really "phat" but unfortunately I can't recognize
> significant changes compared to the current one.

Actually my engine is just a pet project ... I have been doing web
template systems for years and I decided to get around to making one
with a few less flaws.

I agree that this bickering is a bit of a waste of time, but we _do_
need to come to a consensus sooner or later.

> Anyway, tomorrow I'll possibly get access to MySQL on f2s so you can
> test my news code.

I'm looking forward to it!

Cheers,

Tom

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