[wp-hackers] New Default Theme For 2.1

Roy Schestowitz r at schestowitz.com
Tue Aug 8 03:39:28 GMT 2006

___/ On Mon 07 Aug 2006 18:24:32 BST, [ Robert Deaton ] wrote : \___

> As we grow nearer to the 2.1 release, I feel the need to bring this
> topic up once again. I think that we need a new default theme for WP
> 2.1. Not only is that a nice new feature to list, but for people who
> are new to WordPress, we need a theme that can be easily modified via
> CSS, something that users can actually learn from, instead of the mess
> that Kubrick (and Kubrick 2 even more) is.
> I think we need to include a theme without the silly fixed-width image
> basis that Kubrick currently has. There are countless questions on how
> to change background colors, how to change the width of the default
> theme, and they are questions that nobody wants to answer because
> kubrick is a mess and a pain to customize. So basically, we need an
> XHTML and CSS compliant theme that makes sense, semantically as well
> as to someone new to CSS trying to customize it.
> Right now, I have no particular theme in mind, and so I ask you all
> for your opinion on replacing Kubrick as the default theme as well as
> what the replacement should be.


I  don't  mean  to  step on your toes,  but  this  had  been
discussed  in great depth over at the testers mailing  list.
This  discussion will most likely result in re-iteration  of
the same arguments.


Best wishes,


Roy S. Schestowitz, Ph.D. Candidate in Medical Biophysics
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