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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#21769 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Can we remove un-minified versions of all external libraries?

Reported by: ocean90's profile ocean90 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.5
Component: External Libraries Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


With [21646] and [21648] we had removed the un-minified versions of Jcrop and jQuery Color.

A quick search through the plugin repo shows that there is only one plugin which includes the script directly:

Pie Register:

Should we be consistent and remove the un-minified versions of other external libraries too? These would be:

  • colorpicker.js
  • hoverIntent.js
  • jquery.imgareaselect.js
  • cropper.js (not used in core anymore and no minified version exists)
  • json2.js
  • tw-sack.js

Change History (7)

#2 @ocean90
12 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 3.5

#3 @helenyhou
12 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 3.5 to Future Release
  • Type changed from defect (bug) to enhancement

Need to think about benefits vs. breaking plugins. Punting per scrub today.

#4 @wonderboymusic
10 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Future Release to 4.2

We should answer JS questions like this in 4.2

#5 @ericlewis
10 years ago

I think we should do the opposite - include all unminified versions of scripts, and load them instead if the SCRIPT_DEBUG constant is true. This makes debugging through third-party scripts much easier. I suggest closing this, and follow-up on incorporating all unminified versions in #25244

#6 @Stagger Lee
9 years ago

I agree with @Eric. So many times i needed code from unminified files for troubleshooting.

#7 @ocean90
9 years ago

  • Keywords dev-feedback removed
  • Milestone 4.2 deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed
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