[Seaside] Re: Latest behavior of 'One-click' not compatible

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Wed Jul 14 14:06:29 UTC 2010

this is good to see Seaside improving.

On Jul 12, 2010, at 11:55 PM, Julian Fitzell wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 7:28 PM, fritz schenk <intrader at aol.com> wrote:
>> In my opinion tutorial text are part of the distribution and should be accurate
>> and updated for the new releases.
> Hi Fritz,
> Unfortunately, your opinion (however valid) just doesn't match with
> the reality of the situation. While I absolutely agree that online
> materials needs to be updated for 3.0 (if anyone wants to update
> seaside.st, please speak up - I certainly don't have the time right
> now), the tutorials are not part of the distribution. They're
> independent efforts by other people and, since they're volunteering
> their time, we can't force them to update them on any schedule other
> than their own. Now is the perfect time to do that updating since the
> APIs are stable but the release isn't yet final - if you have time to
> help update them, I'd guess the various authors would appreciate it.
> As much as I agree with you that the tutorials need to be updated,
> however, I do not believe that avoiding improvements to the framework
> in the meantime is an appropriate response. We've put a lot of effort
> into maintaining backwards compatibility where possible but this is a
> case where I'm personally quite comfortable with the compromise.
> I could maybe see having a more prominent link on the Welcome page for
> this release saying something like "Not what you were expecting to
> see? Click here to hide this screen and see a list of applications."
> As Nick points out, this is available when you click on Browse but if
> the tutorial authors feel they're going to be a while, perhaps this
> would be helpful to some?
> Julian
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