[TYPO3-core] (New) TYPO3 CMS Vision

Franz Holzinger franz at ttproducts.de
Tue Sep 2 15:46:03 CEST 2014

On 29/08/2014 12:45, François Suter wrote:
> I agree with the opinion that recent development of TYPO3 CMS has been
> driven more by developers than by a wish to improve users' lives.
> Obviously many structural improvements happened under the hood which
> make the Core easier to maintain. OTOH very complex APIs like FAL have
> been introduced with little to no documentation, which have been a
> source of countless additional bugs, even though they are very nice from
> a conceptual point of view.
> Being more a developer than a user or an integrator, I enjoy working
> with 6.2, as I can produce much better structured code. However I am
> still sometimes a user and I regret that so little improvements have
> been brought to that area. A long-time user of TemplaVoilà, I recently
> had to pick up projects from other agencies, which used the traditional
> Page module. Its usability is really inferior, especially when it comes
> to translation handling (although I am not expecting miracles for a site
> with 30+ languages).
> As a web agency employee, as an extension developer, I can live happily
> with 6.2 for several years. I feel no calling for a new major version
> anytime soon. Instead I wish there were far fewer bugs. So that's my
> vision:
> - improved usability
> - stabilize the product, which means a) no new major API changes and b)
> fix as many bugs as possible
> - deliver that within the 6.2 LTS scheme, no new major version for a while

+ 1

- Franz

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