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From Andrew Jaquith <andrew.r.jaqu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Where are messages stored?
Date Fri, 17 Apr 2009 19:50:31 GMT
Yes, but remember that BundleMigrator is your friend. :)

Point taken though.

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 3:35 PM, Janne Jalkanen
<janne.jalkanen@ecyrd.com> wrote:
>>
>> I agree with Harry. My only difficulty was finding out what was needed.
>> Why not have the templates directory in /WEB-INF/classes by default on
>> install but have all the values commented out. Then, should anyone want to
>> make changes, they simply have to find the right one, uncomment the line,
>> edit it and they are away! Leave the default values in JSPWiki.jar.
>
> A good reason to keep them out of /classes/ is the difficulty of upgrading.
> For example, we might reshuffle keys from one property file to another
> (we've done this) or introduce new property files. This would make upgrades
> yet a bit more difficult, since these would become yet another configuration
> file to be merged.  In addition, they would be the burden of *everyone*,
> even those who do not wish to change any localization.
>
> It's better to have few bigger files than a lot of small files when
> upgrading...
>
> So in short, I'm worried about the overall maintenance overhead this would
> cause people, which might not be worth the while considering how rarely
> people need to change them.
>
> /Janne

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