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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: [PATCH 24/37] $INBOX/_/text/color/ and sample user-side CSS
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:52:40 +0000
Message-ID: <20190121205253.10455-25-e@80x24.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190121205253.10455-1-e@80x24.org>

Since we now support more CSS classes for coloring,
give this feature more visibility.
---
 Documentation/design_www.txt   |  6 +--
 MANIFEST                       |  1 +
 Makefile.PL                    |  3 ++
 TODO                           |  2 -
 lib/PublicInbox/UserContent.pm | 78 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 lib/PublicInbox/WWW.pm         | 17 ++++++--
 lib/PublicInbox/WwwStream.pm   |  2 +
 lib/PublicInbox/WwwText.pm     | 35 +++++++++++++++
 8 files changed, 134 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 lib/PublicInbox/UserContent.pm

diff --git a/Documentation/design_www.txt b/Documentation/design_www.txt
index 514f8ff..c7d7fcb 100644
--- a/Documentation/design_www.txt
+++ b/Documentation/design_www.txt
@@ -107,8 +107,6 @@ browsers default to.
 
 CSS classes (for user-supplied CSS)
 -----------------------------------
-span.q	- quoted text in email messages
 
-TODO: consider using highlight(1) via libhighlight-perl in Debian,
-      optionally
-...
+See examples in contrib/css/ and lib/PublicInbox/WwwText.pm
+(or https://public-inbox.org/meta/_/text/color/ soon)
diff --git a/MANIFEST b/MANIFEST
index 1db7bd1..53d51b2 100644
--- a/MANIFEST
+++ b/MANIFEST
@@ -110,6 +110,7 @@ lib/PublicInbox/Spamcheck/Spamc.pm
 lib/PublicInbox/Spawn.pm
 lib/PublicInbox/SpawnPP.pm
 lib/PublicInbox/Unsubscribe.pm
+lib/PublicInbox/UserContent.pm
 lib/PublicInbox/V2Writable.pm
 lib/PublicInbox/View.pm
 lib/PublicInbox/ViewDiff.pm
diff --git a/Makefile.PL b/Makefile.PL
index c134ff9..e00c015 100644
--- a/Makefile.PL
+++ b/Makefile.PL
@@ -56,5 +56,8 @@ check-manifest :: MANIFEST
 check:: pure_all check-manifest
 	\$(EATMYDATA) prove -lv -j\$(N)
 
+lib/PublicInbox/UserContent.pm :: contrib/css/216dark.css
+	@\$(PERL) -I lib \$@ \$<
+
 EOF
 }
diff --git a/TODO b/TODO
index 374d8df..57ea8c4 100644
--- a/TODO
+++ b/TODO
@@ -66,8 +66,6 @@ all need to be considered for everything we introduce)
 * linkify thread skeletons better
   https://public-inbox.org/git/6E3699DEA672430CAEA6DEFEDE6918F4@PhilipOakley/
 
-* generate sample CSS for use with userContent.css/dillo/etc
-
 * streaming Email::MIME replacement: currently we generate many
   allocations/strings for headers we never look at and slurp
   entire message bodies into memory.
diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/UserContent.pm b/lib/PublicInbox/UserContent.pm
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..b34ebf9
--- /dev/null
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/UserContent.pm
@@ -0,0 +1,78 @@
+# Copyright (C) 2019 all contributors <meta@public-inbox.org>
+# License: AGPL-3.0+ <https://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.txt>
+
+# Self-updating module containing a sample CSS for client-side
+# customization by users of public-inbox.  Used by Makefile.PL
+package PublicInbox::UserContent;
+use strict;
+use warnings;
+
+# this sub is updated automatically:
+sub CSS () {
+	<<'_'
+	/*
+	 * Dark color scheme using 216 web-safe colors, inspired
+	 * somewhat by the default color scheme in mutt.
+	 * It reduces eyestrain for me, and energy usage for all:
+	 * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-on-dark_color_scheme
+	 */
+	* { background:#000; color:#ccc }
+
+	/*
+	 * Underlined links add visual noise which make them hard-to-read.
+	 * Use colors to make them stand out, instead.
+	 */
+	a { color:#69f; text-decoration:none }
+	a:visited { color:#96f }
+
+	/* quoted text gets a different color */
+	*.q { color:#09f }
+
+	/*
+	 * these may be used with cgit, too
+	 * (cgit uses <div>, public-inbox uses <span>)
+	 */
+	*.add { color:#0ff }
+	*.del { color:#f0f }
+	*.head { color:#fff }
+	*.hunk { color:#c93 }
+_
+}
+# end of auto-updated sub
+
+# return a sample CSS
+sub sample ($$) {
+	my ($ibx, $env) = @_;
+	my $url_prefix = $ibx->base_url($env);
+	my $preamble = <<"";
+/*
+ * Firefox users: this goes in \$PROFILE_FOLDER/chrome/userContent.css
+ * where \$PROFILE_FOLDER is platform-specific
+ *
+ * cf. http://kb.mozillazine.org/UserContent.css
+ *     http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox
+ *
+ * Users of dillo can remove the entire lines with "moz-only"
+ * in them and place the resulting file in ~/.dillo/style.css
+ */
+\@-moz-document url-prefix($url_prefix) { /* moz-only */
+
+	$preamble . CSS() . "\n} /* moz-only */\n";
+}
+
+# Auto-update this file based on the contents of a CSS file:
+# usage: perl -I lib __FILE__ contrib/css/216dark.css
+# (See Makefile.PL)
+if (scalar(@ARGV) == 1 && -r __FILE__) {
+	use autodie;
+	open my $ro, '<', $ARGV[0];
+	my $css = do { local $/; <$ro> };
+	$css =~ s/^([ \t]*\S)/\t$1/smg;
+	open my $rw, '+<', __FILE__;
+	my $out = do { local $/; <$rw> };
+	$out =~ s/^sub CSS.*^_\n\}/sub CSS () {\n\t<<'_'\n${css}_\n}/sm;
+	seek $rw, 0, 0;
+	print $rw $out;
+}
+
+1;
diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/WWW.pm b/lib/PublicInbox/WWW.pm
index 863da85..406802a 100644
--- a/lib/PublicInbox/WWW.pm
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/WWW.pm
@@ -20,6 +20,7 @@ use URI::Escape qw(uri_unescape);
 use PublicInbox::MID qw(mid_escape);
 require PublicInbox::Git;
 use PublicInbox::GitHTTPBackend;
+use PublicInbox::UserContent;
 
 # TODO: consider a routing tree now that we have more endpoints:
 our $INBOX_RE = qr!\A/([\w\-][\w\.\-]*)!;
@@ -120,7 +121,7 @@ sub call {
 	} elsif ($path_info =~ m!$INBOX_RE/_/text(?:/(.*))?\z!o) {
 		get_text($ctx, $1, $2);
 	} elsif ($path_info =~ m!$INBOX_RE/([\w\-\.]+)\.css\z!o) {
-		get_css($self, $2);
+		get_css($ctx, $1, $2);
 	} elsif ($path_info =~ m!$INBOX_RE/($OID_RE)/s/\z!o) {
 		get_vcs_object($ctx, $1, $2);
 	} elsif ($path_info =~ m!$INBOX_RE/($OID_RE)/s/([\w\.\-]+)\z!o) {
@@ -577,10 +578,18 @@ sub style {
 # CSS is configured globally for all inboxes, but we access them on
 # a per-inbox basis.  This allows administrators to setup per-inbox
 # static routes to intercept the request before it hits PSGI
-sub get_css ($$) {
-	my ($self, $key) = @_;
+sub get_css ($$$) {
+	my ($ctx, $inbox, $key) = @_;
+	my $r404 = invalid_inbox($ctx, $inbox);
+	return $r404 if $r404;
+	my $self = $ctx->{www};
 	my $css_map = $self->{-css_map} || stylesheets_prepare($self, '');
-	defined(my $css = $css_map->{$key}) or return r404();
+	my $css = $css_map->{$key};
+	if (!defined($css) && $key eq 'userContent') {
+		my $env = $ctx->{env};
+		$css = PublicInbox::UserContent::sample($ctx->{-inbox}, $env);
+	}
+	defined $css or return r404();
 	my $h = [ 'Content-Length', bytes::length($css),
 		'Content-Type', 'text/css' ];
 	PublicInbox::GitHTTPBackend::cache_one_year($h);
diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/WwwStream.pm b/lib/PublicInbox/WwwStream.pm
index c3aeb6b..8ae35c7 100644
--- a/lib/PublicInbox/WwwStream.pm
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/WwwStream.pm
@@ -38,10 +38,12 @@ sub _html_top ($) {
 	my $title = $ctx->{-title_html} || $desc;
 	my $upfx = $ctx->{-upfx} || '';
 	my $help = $upfx.'_/text/help';
+	my $color = $upfx.'_/text/color';
 	my $atom = $ctx->{-atom} || $upfx.'new.atom';
 	my $tip = $ctx->{-html_tip} || '';
 	my $top = "<b>$desc</b>";
 	my $links = "<a\nhref=\"$help\">help</a> / ".
+			"<a\nhref=\"$color\">color</a> / ".
 			"<a\nhref=\"$atom\">Atom feed</a>";
 	if ($obj->search) {
 		my $q_val = $ctx->{-q_value_html};
diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/WwwText.pm b/lib/PublicInbox/WwwText.pm
index b5874cf..d3413ad 100644
--- a/lib/PublicInbox/WwwText.pm
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/WwwText.pm
@@ -88,9 +88,44 @@ sub _srch_prefix ($$) {
 	1;
 }
 
+sub _colors_help ($$) {
+	my ($ctx, $txt) = @_;
+	my $ibx = $ctx->{-inbox};
+	my $base_url = $ibx->base_url($ctx->{env});
+	$$txt .= "color customization for $base_url\n";
+	$$txt .= <<EOF;
+
+public-inbox provides a stable set of CSS classes for users to
+customize colors for highlighting diffs and code.
+
+Users of browsers such as dillo, Firefox, or some browser
+extensions may start by downloading the following sample CSS file
+to control the colors they see:
+
+	${base_url}userContent.css
+
+CSS classes
+-----------
+
+	   span.q - quoted text in email messages
+
+For diff highlighting, we try to match class names with those
+used by cgit: https://git.zx2c4.com/cgit/
+
+	 span.add - diff post-image lines
+
+	 span.del - diff pre-image lines
+
+	span.head - diff header (metainformation)
+
+	span.hunk - diff hunk-header
+
+EOF
+}
 
 sub _default_text ($$$) {
 	my ($ctx, $key, $txt) = @_;
+	return _colors_help($ctx, $txt) if $key eq 'color';
 	return if $key ne 'help'; # TODO more keys?
 
 	my $ibx = $ctx->{-inbox};
-- 
EW


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Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-21 20:52 [PATCH 00/37] viewvcs: diff highlighting and more Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 01/37] view: disable bold in topic display Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 02/37] hval: force monospace for <form> elements, too Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 03/37] t/perf-msgview: add test to check msg_html performance Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 04/37] solver: initial Perl implementation Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 05/37] git: support multiple URL endpoints Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 06/37] git: add git_quote Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 07/37] git: check saves error on disambiguation Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 08/37] solver: various bugfixes and cleanups Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 09/37] view: wire up diff and vcs viewers with solver Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 10/37] git: disable abbreviations with cat-file hints Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 11/37] solver: operate directly on git index Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 12/37] view: enable naming hints for raw blob downloads Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 13/37] git: support 'ambiguous' result from --batch-check Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 14/37] solver: more verbose blob resolution Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 15/37] solver: break up patch application steps Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 16/37] solver: switch patch application to use a callback Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 17/37] solver: simplify control flow for initial loop Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 18/37] solver: break @todo loop into a callback Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 19/37] solver: note the synchronous nature of index preparation Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 20/37] solver: add a TODO note about making this fully evented Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 21/37] view: enforce trailing slash for /$INBOX/$OID/s/ endpoints Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 22/37] solver: restore diagnostics and deal with CRLF Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 23/37] www: admin-configurable CSS via "publicinbox.css" Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 25/37] viewdiff: support diff-highlighting w/o coderepo Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 26/37] viewdiff: cleanup state transitions a bit Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 27/37] viewdiff: quote attributes for Atom feed Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 28/37] t/check-www-inbox: use xmlstarlet to validate Atom if available Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 29/37] viewdiff: do not link to 0{7,40} blobs (again) Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 30/37] viewvcs: disable white-space prewrap in blob view Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 31/37] solver: force quoted-printable bodies to LF Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 32/37] solver: remove extra "^index $OID..$OID" line Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 33/37] config: each_inbox iteration preserves config order Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 34/37] t/check-www-inbox: warn on missing Content-Type Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 35/37] highlight: initial wrapper and PSGI service Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 36/37] hval: split out escape sequences to a separate table Eric Wong
2019-01-21 20:52 ` [PATCH 37/37] t/check-www-inbox: trap SIGINT for File::Temp destruction Eric Wong

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