[TYPO3-typo3org] Request for TYPO3.org extension lists

wes currier typo3 at wesfx.com
Fri Mar 3 10:34:45 CET 2006

see below:

Ernesto Baschny [cron IT] wrote:
> wes currier schrieb am 03.03.2006 01:51:
>>The issue I had is that with versions of TYPO3 from 3.5 all the way
>>through 4.0 beta 3, there are many extensions that will not work for
>>certain versions. (...)
> I fully agree with you that this is an important information. I was just
> telling that the already existing field where we have the
> "TYPO3-version" displayed (in the detail view of an extension) is NOT
> what you are looking for. That information is just the TYPO3-version
> from where the author uploaded it to TER.
I understand now what you meant.

> So you are right, we would need to create a new field (in
> ext_emconf.php) which the author has to fill out, if he knows the
> minimum requirement. Or even better, use the already existing
> "dependencies" tag to require certain version numbers, instead of just
> extension keys. This could/should work just like RPM pakages. And having
> a new "pseudo-extension-key" called "TYPO3core" we could even put the
> required TYPO3core version, if the author has that information.
>>A recent example. I thought the new versions of the DAM that Rene just
>>made available on his site was only for 4.0 but, in reading the DAM
>>newsgroup someone asked if it would work with 3.8.1 and apparently it
>>does. Now I can try the newest version.
> It was me that asked. :)
See what I mean. Thanks for asking. It helped me out, but how many 
people read all the newsgroups?

> Cheers,
> Ernesto


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