[webkit-dev] Themes extending the style

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Wed Nov 5 09:36:28 PST 2008

On 6-Nov-08, at 12:20 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> Hyatt and I as well as some Chrome developers were involved in a  
> discussion recently about how themes/ports should customize the  
> user agent stylesheet.
> I think the following is the case currently:
> - Most ports do not change the UA stylesheet at all.
> - Chromium (not in the main tree yet) has a changed UA stylesheet  
> with some rules appended at the end.
> - The Qt port replaces the UA stylesheet wholesale.

    We're doing the same in a few places.

> Those of us involved in the discussion concluded that the best way  
> to do this was to let RenderTheme subclasses add rules to the UA  
> stylesheet, so that the core style rules can be in one place, but  
> themes can adjust theme-specific style details that happen to be  
> done with CSS rules.

    This would be great.  We can use this for WML too.

George Staikos
Torch Mobile Inc.

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