Just jumping in on the TiddlyFox issue, there will be an update to TiddlyFox
that works with the new architecture. It’s an update I prepared last year but
pulled at the last minute because it doesn’t work on Firefox for Android; those
users will be able to stick with the current version.
> On 1 Dec 2016, at 16:09, 'Mark S.' via TiddlyWiki
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> Responses to various points --
> There probably need to be 3 document paths: User, Advanced User, Developer.
> Each bit of documentation could include the version it was written for. Then
> the reader could decide if what they're reading is applicable.
> Adding better use-cases would be much more tempting with a MediaWiki (or some
> other Wiki/Blogging tool).
> Github is a pain, but not as much as waiting 6 to 12 weeks to see your stuff
> A MediaWiki type solution would allow people to get stuff out there while
> attention spans are still focused. Then no one could deny they said
> (promised?) it.
> When TiddlyFox stops working, you should be able to save with the fall-back
> mechanism, which operates as a series of downloads. For any one session it
> feels just like it does now. But when you start a new session, you need to
> copy over the last TW you saved to your starting folder/site. I can imagine a
> script of some type helping to automate the process.
> Probably coming up with a good workflow will be important for beginners when
> the changes occur. The thing to understand is that, since the very beginning,
> TW has been doing something that's considered a no-no in the security world:
> Saving copies of itself to the hard drive. In the past it used various
> loop-holes, developer's backdoors, java code and extensions. Over time the
> browser developers have become more serious about security and having been
> closing the loop-holes.
> I doubt the confusing code elements are going to change, because too much of
> the system has been built on them. But having documentation that highlights
> these ambiguities would allow users to more readily thread their way through
> DIY solutions.
> On Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 6:56:02 AM UTC-8, David Gifford wrote:
> I want to affirm Josiah and Riz's frustration, from someone who has done
> introductory documentation for TW classic (TiddlyWiki for the rest of us) and
> the current TiddlyWiki (which you can still find on tiddlywiki.com
> <http://tiddlywiki.com/>, and which I added via Github, and Github was a
> miserable experience for me. I still don't get it).
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