OptiTaunt

3 - Ace3 Conversion

This is the last addon I have that uses Ace2. Can you please consider a conversion to Ace3?

Thank you.

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humfras Apr 10, 2012 at 09:24 UTC
humfras May 22, 2010 at 15:52 UTC Changed status from New to Accepted
Talyrius May 21, 2010 at 16:12 UTC Create

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  • Avatar of Zidomo Zidomo May 12, 2011 at 14:21 UTC - 0 likes

    Also hoping that...some day soon...this will be updated to use the modern Ace3 framework instead of the obsolete, no longer maintained Ace2. Used this for the longest time until Cataclysm hit. As it was always among the most reliable announcing mods of its type.

    But this soon became the only mod was still using that used Ace2. Decided to stop loading that framework, FuBarPlugin-2.0, Tablet-2.0 and other obsolete libraries for only this mod when there are more modern options available for this mod type.

    Yes, long time mods using Ace2 for localization can be switched to the AceLocale-3.0 system instead. For options, most modern mods hook into the Blizzard "Addons" options panel instead of creating their own option dropdowns/menus/frames. Which can be facilitated with AceConfig-3.0, AceGUI-3.0 and so on. Or heck, no libraries at all.

    So hoping that once the announces are stabilized, moving to Ace3 could be looked into.

  • Avatar of humfras humfras Jul 28, 2010 at 15:03 UTC - 0 likes

    OptiTaunt only uses Ace2 for localization and the options menu. The core is independent.

    And as I stated on the curse AddOn page:

    I currently out of time to recode locs and options, life's more important.

    If anyone wants to contribute a Ace3 version, contact me on curse.

    Until the end of my exams and vacation job in the middle of August there will be no recoding process.

  • Avatar of Talyrius Talyrius Jul 26, 2010 at 18:17 UTC - 0 likes

    It looks like Ace2 will be dying sooner rather than later: Ace2 End-Of-Life Discussion

  • Avatar of humfras humfras May 22, 2010 at 15:58 UTC - 0 likes

    Planned for next big release (0.95+).

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Last updated
Apr 10, 2012
Reported
May 21, 2010
Status
Started - Work on this issue has begun.
Type
Enhancement - A change which is intended to better the project in some way
Priority
Medium - Normal priority.
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