[geeklog-devel] [geeklog-cvs] Geeklog-1.x

Vincent Furia vfuria at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 12:03:37 EST 2007

Mark, Joe,

You can blame me.  I had planned to take a look at the template
caching patch but haven't had the nearly the time I had hoped to take
a look.  I apologize for that.


On Nov 25, 2007 7:54 AM, Dirk Haun <dirk at haun-online.de> wrote:
> Mark R. Evans wrote:
> >So no template caching for 1.5?
> Correct.
> >I guess I don't understand how there could be all the discussion here months
> >ago about doing something about the template library and then when someone
> >does something that works incredibly well, is 100% backward compatible and
> >provides a performance increase it is tossed aside.
> The discussion months ago didn't provide a solution, then a feature
> freeze was called and only then did this new version arrive. Bad timing.
> Better luck next time.
> >I guess I don't understand how this can be set aside and core changes that
> >simply don't work (pure CSS commit moving header to COM_siteFooter -
> >references variable that don't even exist or get passed, doesn't support
> >dynamic columns, etc.) get in the codebase.
> We just have to draw a line somewhere. There is so much stuff that
> doesn't work (properly or sometimes even not at all) in CVS that we
> should address now to get this release out of the door. Instead, people
> (inside and outside of the core team) are coming up with "Ooh, can we
> add this, please? It's the last thing, I promise!" all the time :-/
> The XHTML patch was scary due to its size but pretty trivial on closer
> inspection. I'd say any problems it may introduce will be spotted easily
> enough. And unlike the template stuff, XHTML support is actually
> something that a signifant amount of our users have been requesting for
> some time now. So given the fact that someone went through the trouble
> to provide such a patch (twice), I was willing to make one final exception.
> But that's it now - no more new features for 1.5. Let's get working on
> the remaining issues, please.
> bye, Dirk
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