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S5 1.1rc2

Thanks to a comment from Pritt, the Safari arrow-key bug in S5 1.1rc1 has been, so far as I can tell, fixed.  I’m therefore releasing S5 1.1rc2, which will be the final release candidate unless any major bugs are encountered.

Also new to this revision are some slight modifications to the CSS that drives the system’s presentation.  The changes were all in the vein of changing div.slide to .slide.  Why bother?  Because with these slightly more generic rules, it’s now possible to create your slide show using a XOXO format instead of the OSF-compatible div-based markup.  (And the XOXO version may be OSF-compatible; the only real difference is that you’re using a list instead of a series of divs, but I’m not sure how much OSF cares that each slide be in a div instead of some other element with the appropriate class.)

I’ve included a XOXOized version of the testbed slideshow in the rc2 package, so feel free to check it out, if you’re interested.  Long-delayed thanks to Tantek for helping me work out the few changes that needed to be made to the CSS, and providing me with an example XOXOized S5 file so I could use it as a reference.

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    • #1
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    • Tue 14 Jun 2005
    • 1717
    Rijk van Geijtenbeek wrote in to say...

    Only after removing the three letters ‘div’ from the opera.css stylesheet, is the display in Opera 8 OK… If you don’t do that, slides overlap on the first page and the presentatio is unusable.

    The encremental effects are of course missing in Opera, because they come from the added JavaScript.

    • #2
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    • Tue 14 Jun 2005
    • 2042
    Eric Meyer wrote in to say...

    Ah, yes; my mistake. That’s been corrected now. If anyone downloaded the rc2 package before this comment was posted, please grab it again, as it has the corrected opera.css. Thanks.

    • #3
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    • Thu 16 Jun 2005
    • 0847
    Jesper Rønn-Jensen wrote in to say...

    Hi Eric.
    Thanks for sharing this great work, you have done! There is a thing in the index.html file. It says:

    <meta name="version" content="S5 1.1b4" />

    I suppose you should update that to version 1.1rc2.


    PS. Thanks for a brilliant workshop in London. I’m looking forward to seeing you again.

    • #4
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    • Tue 12 Jul 2005
    • 0849
    Julien Wajsberg wrote in to say...


    Just a comment as I dig in the diff between this version and 1.1b5 :

    In “”, the following :
    var blankImg = ‘v11rc1/default/blank.gif’;
    should point to v11rc2 instead.

    • #5
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    • Tue 12 Jul 2005
    • 0901
    Julien Wajsberg wrote in to say...

    And same thing in slides.js :

    if (isIE && document.styleSheets && document.styleSheets[0]) {
    document.styleSheets[0].addRule(‘img’, ‘behavior: url(v11rc1/default/’);
    document.styleSheets[0].addRule(‘div’, ‘behavior: url(v11rc1/default/’);
    document.styleSheets[0].addRule(‘.slide’, ‘behavior: url(v11rc1/default/’);

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