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From Ferdinand Soethe <>
Subject Re: Decouple fo from skinconf (was Re: svn commit: r618400 )
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2008 11:05:08 GMT
The pdf-plugin will not work with 0.8 as is because it was 
decided to move critical libs from the plugin back into core.

Because of this, the plugin will only work with 0.8 if 0.8 
gets patched.

What I haven't tested so far is if 0.8 will work with a 
locally deployed plugin that is marked for 0.9?
Or would somebody wanting to use the new plugin with 0.8 
also have to patch the <property name="forrest.version" 

Does anybody know or can anybody suggest a better solution?

Best regards,
Ferdinand Soethe

Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 23:36 +0000, Ross Gardler wrote:
> ...
>>> Why are we using skinconf for core plugins? The only plugin that should
>>> use skinconf is a skin plugin (if it would exist)!
>> I'm not against breaking the dependency. I'm only against doing it in 
>> 0.3 PDF plugin, released for Forrest 0.8, without warning or good reason.
> Hmm, does the new plugin work in 0.8? 
> If so can we not release it now and after this raise the version to 0.4
> which depends on 0.9. This would allow to incorporate the new properties
> system and get rid of duplicate code in the dispatcher.
> wdyt?
> salu2

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