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by Oleg
Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:52 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: Releasing 3.0.12
Replies: 53
Views: 58936

Re: Releasing 3.0.12

The patch should be backported to 3.0.
by Oleg
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:20 am
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: "Migration effectively installed"
Replies: 13
Views: 7176

"Migration effectively installed"

What does that offer that could not have been achieved with recording which migrations have been run without actually running them?
by Oleg
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:13 am
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: A member's profile url should be the username
Replies: 23
Views: 9223

Re: A member's profile url should be the username

This should go into a pretty url/seo extension.
by Oleg
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:10 am
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Update process for extensions
Replies: 51
Views: 17817

Re: Update process for extensions

Taking freebsd ports as an example, upgrading a port does the following: 1. the new version is built in a temporary area 2. a package (tarball) is created from existing files of the old version 3. existing files (those in the packing list) of the old version are removed 4. new version is installed 5...
by Oleg
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:03 am
Forum: [3.1/Ascraeus] Merged RFCs
Topic: [RFC|Merged] Allow customisation of "Board index"
Replies: 28
Views: 14787

Re: [RFC] Dynamic index name

If the "home button" text is customizable, board index might as well also be.
by Oleg
Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Biggest competition threats to PHPBB forums
Replies: 71
Views: 51437

Re: Biggest competition threats to PHPBB forums

Stack exchange software had been specifically developed for Q&A format. phpbb is not going to be better for that task no matter what we do. That said, proposals for augmenting phpbb with functionality that has real use cases among users of phpbb is pretty much the definition of RFCs. The key in that...
by Oleg
Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:02 pm
Forum: General Development Discussion
Topic: Participating in GSOC 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2247

Re: Participating in GSOC 2013

Rich text editor has proven to be a highly nontrivial undertaking due to custom bbcodes. While inserting a rich text editor into the posting page is not complicated, making the rich text editor understand all possible phpbb bbcodes is. Unless you already have a thorough understanding of custom bbcod...
by Oleg
Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:38 am
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Memory
Replies: 14
Views: 7916

Re: Memory

3.1 uses more memory for php code than 3.0. This is partially due to using more third-party libraries (which do more than we need, therefore at least burning memory if not cpu time that 3.0 did not) and partially because "modern php" moves toward java in terms of the amount of boilerplate code being...
by Oleg
Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:16 am
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Update process for extensions
Replies: 51
Views: 17817

Re: Update process for extensions

imkingdavid wrote: Any schema changes can lock up the affected tables resulting in data corruption and/or loss.
You might want to look into postgres and transactional ddl...

What you are describing is a dbms bug any way you look at it. A dbms is not supposed to "lock up" tables. It is supposed to lock them.
by Oleg
Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:14 am
Forum: [3.x][Archive] RFCs
Topic: CLI / Console
Replies: 5
Views: 3474

Re: CLI / Console

MichaelC wrote:Ultimately, what difference does it make by including all of them
Security concerns? I would not want existing develop scripts in my webroot.