macheide (macheide) wrote in xxcustomization,
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Cust Hax

This is not a proficiency exam. For purposes of this survey of current opinions, there are no wrong answers.

Which of the following would you consider to be a hack?
Poll #39991 Cust Hax

Unclosed <div> in a head override

hack. avoid it!!
14(60.9%)
hack, but why not?
6(26.1%)
not a hack, but not advisable
0(0.0%)
ok stuff :)
0(0.0%)
huh?!
3(13.0%)

Closed <div> in a head override

hack. avoid it!!
6(26.1%)
hack, but why not?
9(39.1%)
not a hack, but not advisable
3(13.0%)
ok stuff :)
1(4.3%)
huh?!
4(17.4%)

<bgsound> in a head override

hack. avoid it!!
2(8.7%)
hack, but why not?
3(13.0%)
not a hack, but not advisable
16(69.6%)
ok stuff :)
2(8.7%)
huh?!
0(0.0%)

<base> in a head override

hack. avoid it!!
2(8.7%)
hack, but why not?
3(13.0%)
not a hack, but not advisable
1(4.3%)
ok stuff :)
9(39.1%)
huh?!
8(34.8%)

<title> in a head override

hack. avoid it!!
1(4.3%)
hack, but why not?
3(13.0%)
not a hack, but not advisable
1(4.3%)
ok stuff :)
16(69.6%)
huh?!
2(8.7%)

<style> in a body override

hack. avoid it!!
7(30.4%)
hack, but why not?
3(13.0%)
not a hack, but not advisable
8(34.8%)
ok stuff :)
2(8.7%)
huh?!
3(13.0%)

<div> in a date format override paired with </div> in a talklinks override

hack. avoid it!!
10(43.5%)
hack, but why not?
4(17.4%)
not a hack, but not advisable
1(4.3%)
ok stuff :)
3(13.0%)
huh?!
5(21.7%)

Use of LJ variables as style classes for mood relabeling or special pluralization

hack. avoid it!!
2(8.7%)
hack, but why not?
9(39.1%)
not a hack, but not advisable
1(4.3%)
ok stuff :)
10(43.5%)
huh?!
1(4.3%)

Use of CSS to revise system style template structure (for instance, un-centering Generator)

hack. avoid it!!
0(0.0%)
hack, but why not?
0(0.0%)
not a hack, but not advisable
2(8.7%)
ok stuff :)
19(82.6%)
huh?!
2(8.7%)

CSS to customize scrollbar color

hack. avoid it!!
1(4.3%)
hack, but why not?
1(4.3%)
not a hack, but not advisable
5(21.7%)
ok stuff :)
14(60.9%)
huh?!
2(8.7%)

<font> anywhere near any override

hack. avoid it!!
4(17.4%)
hack, but why not?
0(0.0%)
not a hack, but not advisable
15(65.2%)
ok stuff :)
3(13.0%)
huh?!
1(4.3%)

CSS spec for 'font' to override <font> in system templates

hack. avoid it!!
2(8.7%)
hack, but why not?
10(43.5%)
not a hack, but not advisable
1(4.3%)
ok stuff :)
8(34.8%)
huh?!
2(8.7%)

Use of <marquee> to simulate a blink

hack. avoid it!!
9(39.1%)
hack, but why not?
1(4.3%)
not a hack, but not advisable
10(43.5%)
ok stuff :)
2(8.7%)
huh?!
1(4.3%)

Use of Default template override to shift placement of Generator comment links

hack. avoid it!!
12(52.2%)
hack, but why not?
3(13.0%)
not a hack, but not advisable
3(13.0%)
ok stuff :)
2(8.7%)
huh?!
3(13.0%)

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