2007-11-13 Black and White

So now I’ve done away with the “real” logo. Clicking on the logo no longer takes you to the Diary. I never used that functionality anyway. The logo now switches between the normal color theme and a black and white theme using blue, underlined links. As standard as can be. :)

push(@MyInitVariables, \&LogoBar);

sub LogoBar {
  $InvisibleCookieParameters{theme} = 1;
  my $id = GetId();
  $id = $RCName if GetParam('action', 'browse') eq 'rc';
  $id = $HomePage unless $id;
  my $url = $ScriptName . '/' . $id;
  my $css = GetParam('css', $StyleSheet);
  my $text;
  my $pic;
  if (GetParam('theme', //) eq //) {
    # default: offer to switch to black-and-white                                                                          
    $url .= "?theme=bw";
    $text = 'black and white';
    $pic = '/pics/alex.png';
  } else {
    $url .= "?theme=";
    $text = 'default color';
    $pic = '/alex/pics/alex-face-balcony-small.jpg';
  # $url .= ';css=' if $css;                                                                                               
  $UserGotoBar .= qq {                                                                                                      
<a class="logo" href="$url" title="Switch to $text theme">                                                                 
  <img class="logo" src="$pic" />                                                                                          

And for the CSS:

@import "/css/beige-red.css";

body.bw {
    color: black;
    background-color: white;

body.bw h1, body.bw h2, body.bw h3,
body.bw h1 a, body.bw h2 a, body.bw h3 a,
body.bw div.journal h1, body.bw div.journal h2, body.bw div.journal h3,
body.bw a.number {
    color: inherit;
    text-decoration: none;

body.bw a {
    color: blue;
    text-decoration: underline;

div.footer a.logo {
    display: none;



Sounds like an Easter Egg. :)

AaronHawley 2007-11-13 15:38 UTC

Totally. :)

AlexSchroeder 2007-11-13 17:35 UTC

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