[typo] Having problems upgrading

Rick DeNatale rick.denatale at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 15:02:10 EDT 2009

Merci Frédéric!
It took me a while to find the more button, but I get it now.

C'e n'etait pas grave!

2009/3/24 de Villamil Frédéric <frederic at de-villamil.com>

> Besides the deployment questions, I'm a little confused by the new article
>> editing UI.  The old UI had separate labeled areas for the section of the
>> article to be shown on the main page, and for extended content (if any).
>>  Now there's an unlabeled text area with a section below for an excerpt. I
>> tried using the excerpt for what goes on the main page, but it still shows
>> the whole article there. How is this supposed to work now.  My preferences
>> are to be able to excerpt articles on the main page, but put the whole
>> article in RSS feeds.
>> I feel a little bit like Rip Van WInkle (or maybe Woody Allen's character
>> in Sleeper) having fallen asleep in Typo 4.1, and waken up in 5.2
> Hi Rick,
> Thank you for your feedback, which is the first of the kind since I changed
> the editing UI to something more compact (and still subject to changes after
> the nex release, I'm sketching something in this way)
> The following is true if you're using 5.2.98 / git master code.
> When I redesigned the editing UI, I wanted something more easy and
> straightforward to use for both people starting with Typo and people
> migrating from Wordpress / Movable Type / Whatever. The body / extended
> contents have been merged into one editor, with a "more" button to separate
> them, actually like on most CMS.
> Excerpt is a content that will appear on the "list" pages (home, category,
> tags), but not on the post itself. It is currently a bit brocken, and there
> is a ticket open for this issue. Next release is due this week-end according
> our roadmap. This is the last known bug we have to fix before this, so
> expect things to work when we release. Expect also some more documented UI
> where it makes sense at that time.
> Cheers,
> Frédéric / neuro` on #typo
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