[Framework-Team] Re: What is Plone 3.3?

whit whit at openplans.org
Tue Oct 14 14:33:06 UTC 2008

it gives me warm fuzzies to see the harmonious accordance of prudence :)


On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 11:27 PM, Alexander Limi <limi at plone.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Oct 2008 08:47:51 -0700, Martin Aspeli <optilude at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Right now, the things that concern me are:
>>  - Adding a new way to add content (the "add sibling" proposal)
>>  - Moving the contextual "manage portlets" link somewhere else
>>  - Removing the "display" menu and putting the behaviour on the fieldset
>> (the last one is doubly bad, because it would require any add-on product
>> that used this menu to be updated in a possibly backwards-incompatible way,
>> to add a field to replicate this, and we'd need a unique solution for non-AT
>> content).
> +1, I don't think any of these should land in 3.x. Especially since a lot of
> them should hopefully be moot in the next major release anyway — but in the
> meantime, let's not change UI behaviour in a minor release. It's bad form,
> and while I'm usually tending towards this, I have changed my approach after
> seeing the confusion it can cause.
>> Luckily, there's a "workaround". :) All of these changes could be provided
>> with easy-to-install add-on products. These could be tested on real users
>> and used by those who want different behaviour.
> This is the way to go if you want your pet UI peeve addressed in the 3.x
> series.
> Thanks for raising this, Martin.
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