[wp-hackers] Themes not all they should be?

Kyle VanderBeek kylev-wp at kylev.com
Tue Apr 12 18:01:24 GMT 2005

On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 10:37:37AM +0100, David House wrote:
> On Apr 12, 2005 3:12 AM, Elliott Bäck <ecb29 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> > For example, say I want a sidebar, links, categories, posts,
> > asides, and a custom region called "my-picture-of-the-day."  Then, I had
> > imagined that all themes would then render my data regions as appropriate.
> This could be a really interesting development. They'd have to be
> called something different, 'themes' isn't very descriptive and is
> already taken, 'pluggable data regions' is a bit long and sounds a bit
> like computer jargon to the unaware. Something like 'areas'?

In the Struts/Java world, this sort of thing is usually referred to as a 
"tile".  I think that's a good name.

kylev at kylev.com
  Some people have a way with words, while others... erm... thingy.

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