[TYPO3-core] New features and css_styled_content static templates?

Markus Klein klein.t3 at mfc-linz.at
Wed Aug 28 13:50:48 CEST 2013

> Hi Ernesto and Joey,
> > The compatibility static tempaltes are not meant to be "untouchable",
> > their reason is to make the "rendering look the same as in an older
> > version". So if we add new features, we could / should add them to the
> > compatibility static templates also.
> OK, so I will add the necessary TS across all static template versions, for the
> sake of completeness.
> > Although meanwhile after>7 years of having these compatibility
> > templates I must confess that I've never used them, as usually we just
> > want to move over and adapt the typoscript / css for the frontend
> > while upgrading anyway.
> Neither do I, but they are still there. Actually it might be good to deprecated
> the oldest ones (e.g. before 4.5), but we have no way of deprecating a static
> template. Should we add one? It could be worth it, otherwise we will keep
> accumulating static templates till the end of time.

I'd say we strip them all with the next version. Be it 6.3 or 7.0 as a "massive" breaking change.

> Cheers
> --
> Francois Suter


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