Posted by dorayme on 02/02/08 00:58
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Els <els.aNOSPAM@tiscali.nl> wrote:
> dorayme wrote:
> > In article <email@example.com>,
> > Chris <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> I've got a puzzling problem.
> >> We have multiple sites that use the same large css file. I just make a
> >> copy of it for each site. For each site, though, I'd like to customize a
> >> couple small things like link color.
> > Nothing easier. You link to the main one on all the sites and you
> > add underneath another link to another css, the second overriding
> > a few things you want overridden. Is there some problem you have
> > for this not to work?
> > <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="main.css">
> > <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="supplementary.css">
> > in the head of the html docs on the site where the supplementary
> > is appropriate.
> From the OP:
> The obvious solution here is to break it up into two different css
> files and include both in every page in every site. This would affect
> a lot of pages unnecessarily, though, and would be cumbersome if I
> ever had to break it into 2, 3, or 4 small css files. A single
> include statement in one file would be a lot cleaner.
It seems obvious to me too to leave the main css file well alone,
not to touch a single hair of its poor head, not to break it up.
I happily see and agree with it being "cumbersome to break it
into 2, 3, or 4 small css files". I was suggesting no such thing.
The matter is so simple that I might well be missing something
obvious to you all? I think I am having quite a bit of trouble
lately with human communication. I might need extra terrestials
to talk to. But, alas, I am here on earth completely alone.
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