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From Howard Lewis Ship <hls...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Compatibility for 5.4
Date Fri, 19 Oct 2012 23:56:32 GMT
But I just got used to my #tapestry5 hash tag!

It would make sense in a sane universe.  Not this one.

On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 4:45 PM, Lenny Primak <lprimak@hope.nyc.ny.us> wrote:
> Now, don't jump on me for saying this, again,
> but I think it's time for T6.
>
> On Oct 19, 2012, at 7:41 PM, Howard Lewis Ship wrote:
>
>> I you've seen the commits, you know I've been attacking the
>> client-side JavaScript with a chainsaw.  Not everything is working,
>> especially the tests (!), but what does work is kicking ass.
>>
>> However, maintaining backwards compatibility is proving to be a huge challenge.
>>
>> Keeping all the components working is not going to be that hard;
>> neither will making them work with either foundation (Prototype or
>> jQuery).
>>
>> What is going to be increasingly hard to keeping the Tapestry and T5
>> namespaces working the same as before.
>>
>> So the question is ... what are the downsides of just ignoring
>> compatibility?  Again, this is strictly on the client side, and
>> relates to all the effectively un-documented JavaScript code scattered
>> about in the existing tapestry.js and t5-*.js libraries.
>>
>> I know this will affect my applications a bit; it means that 5.4 will
>> be a more difficult transition as my code has a lot of patches around
>> T5 limitations.  Even so, I suspect it will be just a matter of a
>> couple of days to upgrade the existing app.
>>
>> --
>> Howard M. Lewis Ship
>>
>> Creator of Apache Tapestry
>>
>> The source for Tapestry training, mentoring and support. Contact me to
>> learn how I can get you up and productive in Tapestry fast!
>>
>> (971) 678-5210
>> http://howardlewisship.com
>>
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Creator of Apache Tapestry

The source for Tapestry training, mentoring and support. Contact me to
learn how I can get you up and productive in Tapestry fast!

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http://howardlewisship.com

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