[TYPO3] On diff patches again - comments

Christopher Torgalson bedlamhotel at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 16:57:32 CEST 2007


On 4/11/07, Andreas Koppa <akoppa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Klaus,
> > If you have to replace dozens of files in
> > different directorys, installing a new tarball is a far better option.
> Typo3 4.1.1 contains 3225 files and 266 dirs.  Let's focus in one folder.
>  I do prefer to replace 12 or 24 (even 48) files at /typo3/ instead of the
> 3089 files and 258 dirs contained within that dir.
> I don´t suggest that devs deliver just the modified files.  What I suggest
> is they deliver a couple of update options.
> >> By the way, the MISS Procedure is a key factor in most technical
> >> developments.
> >>
> > Huh? Never heared of it.
> I used a variation of the original acronym in order to catch your attention
> ;)
> However, this might sound offensive to some Europeans, so please don´t blame
> me.  It´s an accronym widely used in the US electronic industry well before
> Internet.
> KISS = Keep It Simple Stupid
> MISS = Make It Simple Stupid

While there may be advantages to patching individual files, I have
trouble believing that you think it's SIMPLER to patch multiple single
files than it is to replace the single directory containing the entire

Christopher Torgalson

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