[PATCH 03/51] template: Add bootstrap to the base template

Finucane, Stephen stephen.finucane at intel.com
Wed Sep 9 23:47:29 AEST 2015

> Bootstrap is a bit of a hammer and probably unnecessary for a site design
> as simple as this. It's a mostly-static website with little to no CSS3 and
> only the bare minimum of JavaScript. I also think it's a fair assumption
> that people using patchwork are working on PC-class devices with an
> evergreen browser. This means we're not taking advantage of the things that
> Bootstrap offers: responsive design, mobile first design, browser
> compatibility etc. I can find countless blogs that would suggest Bootstrap
> is pretty much unneeded in this case.

This probably sums up my thoughts better than I can. It's an opinion piece though and should be treated as such:


> *However*, while I dabble in webdev I am by no means a front-end developer.
> I may also be suffering from Not Invented Here (NIH) syndrome. Updating the
> site with a minimal amount of frameworks (say, HTML5 Bootstrap + JQuery +
> custom CSS) may well be more trouble than it's worth. For this reason, and
> this reason alone:
> Acked-by: Stephen Finucane <stephen.finucane at intel.com>

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