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

Tom Lazar lists at tomster.org
Thu Oct 16 21:03:11 UTC 2008


On 14.10.2008, at 16:33, whit wrote:

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

for the record: same here ;-)

cheers,

tom
>
>
> -w
>
> 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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>> Alexander Limi · http://limi.net
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