[TYPO3-core] Decision about jQuery in TYPO3 6.0

"Christian Müller (Kitsunet)" christian.mueller at typo3.org
Sun Aug 19 17:17:30 CEST 2012

>> As the feature freeze will start tomorrow and finishing the jQuery
>> documentation, the plugin API needs more time and thoughts, we decided
>> the following:
>> * The API for using jQuery stays there, but will be marked as
>>    "unstable" and is potentially subject to be changed in 6.1
>> * No parts of the core are allowed use jQuery in TYPO3 6.0, except the
>>    new extension manager
>> * The extension manager will be changed to use the page renderer jQuery
>>    API to include the base jQuery library, but will still hardcode the
>>    inclusion of the needed jQuery plugins.
> My only concern is: If the current jQuery pagerenderer API is "unstable"
> and not documented and we don't encourage it to be used, *and* not even
> the EM6.0 is using it, why keep it in the 6.0 release? Just drop it for
> now, and include it as soon as we branch 6.0 "off", so that it can be
> included as a whole concept in 6.1.

As I read the above the EM will use the (unstable) API and if that API 
is at least a good starting point for the effort for 6.1 I think it 
makes sense to keep it in.


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