[TYPO3-core] "breaking" changes in minor releases?

Markus Klein klein.t3 at reelworx.at
Tue Jul 22 10:24:58 CEST 2014

Hi Christian!

Thanks for your feedback here.
Obviously my estimation of likeliness is wrong, hence I agree to not backport this change.

Kind regards

Markus Klein
TYPO3 CMS Active Contributors Team Member

> -----Original Message-----
> From: typo3-team-core-bounces at lists.typo3.org [mailto:typo3-team-core-
> bounces at lists.typo3.org] On Behalf Of Christian Reiter
> Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:10 AM
> To: typo3-team-core at lists.typo3.org
> Subject: Re: [TYPO3-core] "breaking" changes in minor releases?
> Hi,
> https://review.typo3.org/31694
> This would break for users, that rely on the fact that all files from a specified
> directory are inlcuded, not only txt and ts files.
>  >>  whou would expect .doc files to be included as  >> TS?) or security fixes,
> but mark every such change as breaking ([!!!])  >> in the commit message, no
> matter how small such breakage would be.
>  >
>  > -1 (.doc files are not to be expected, but perhaps .typoscript, .inc,  > .ts3,
> .setup, .t-s, and a zillion other possibilities)
> This is important to consider - the new code only includes ts and txt by
> default.
> But for instance on many desktops a *.TS file will, or at least used to be,
> opened as DVD video by default - therefore I have seen many instances of
> "*.t3s" used for Typoscript so that this filetype can be specifically associated
> to an editor.
> Also you can use permissions by filetype to allow people to edit "*.txt"
> files (readme, documentation) but not ".t3s" files (setup, configuration)
> In other words, there are perfectly valid reasons to use neither *.ts nor *.txt
> so this shouldn't be a change in a minor version IMHO.
> (just upgraded several 4.5 sites with lots of *.t3s Typoscript to 6.2
> best regards,
> Christian
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