[TYPO3-english] RealUrl dependencies

Jigal van Hemert jigal.van.hemert at typo3.org
Tue Apr 2 07:29:36 CEST 2013


On 1-4-2013 20:18, Tomasz Krawczyk wrote:
> Support for TYPO3 4.6 and 4.7 ends this year. Support for 4.5 ends in
> October 2014.
> Because of short support of 4.6 and 4.7 many sites was not upgraded.

Short??? They get/got 18 months support [1].

> Version 6 brought us breaking changes and many extensions do not work
> correctly. So, again, administrators stay with 4.5.

Every release contains breaking changes. The broken extensions often 
contained outdated code and could be fixed with minor adjustments.

All actively maintained were updated by their authors. You could also 
ask yourself why you would continue to use an extension that is not 

> Could you, please, consider supporting (at least security bugfixing)
> RealUrl for 4.5 till the end of TYPO3 4.5 life?

Dmitry said that it's compatible with 4.5, it works, but he wouldn't fix 
any 4.5-specific bugs. If a security issue would be found it'll most 
likely affect more versions than only TYPO3 4.5.

Just curious, but did you ask the authors of the extensions that you use 
and were broken with 6.0 to make them compatible? What were their answers?

[1] http://typo3.org/fileadmin/t3org/documents/TYPO3_Release_Agenda_LTS.pdf

Jigal van Hemert
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