[Seaside] Rails and Seaside

Avi Bryant avi.bryant at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 01:14:36 CET 2006

On Jan 6, 2006, at 4:06 PM, Cees De Groot wrote:

> The idea is that my adorned (classes and ids all over the place) HTML
> can be layed out by default by a global css script. It was a first for
> them, but I handed them a sample script based on a static html design
> (created in, err, 2.5 hours - and that's mostly because I'm lousy at
> CSS) and they worked from there, producing two completely differently
> looking sites in a couple of days (the idea is that this site is
> marketed to various demographic segments, each gets its own
> look&feel). If they want to get groovy, they can override stuff on a
> per-page basis by providing a page-specific css file (used to do
> button image replacement - in a wizard-style screen, when the "next"
> button needs to be labeled, say, "order now" in the last screen, for
> example).
> This really works, and to an extent
> that goes beyond anything that I've ever accomplished or seen with
> templates. That's a very real advantage, both technical and
> business-wise, and should not be ignored.

Yep.  Seconded all around - that's very similar to how we work, and  
it *works*.


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