not on a XWiki farm, but on an own Linux box (SuSE 9.3, kernel 2.6.11) with Tomcat 5.0.19 as web server and mysql 4.1.10a as backend.
skin, space, web preferences
Using another skin for a specific space (as for the rest of the xwiki) does not work:
skins configured in the web preferences of a space seem to be ignored.
What I did:
1. I created an empty page XWiki.WebpageSkin and
attached a new objekt also called "XWiki.WebpageSkin"
of class XWiki.XWikiSkins.
I removed all contents from the "style" box and entered
"THIS IS THE HEADER" into the header box, just to see,
if the skin is used or not.
2. I testet the skin by appending ?skin=XWiki.WebpageSkin and
to a page and this worked fine.
3. I edited the Main webpreferences (via More Actions/Space
Preferences on Main.WebHome) and entered "XWiki.WebpageSkin"
in the "skin" box.
But this did not take effect.
When I did the same for the XWiki preferences (instead of the
space preferences), it did work properly, but for all spaces,