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Lack of Interest Store template as files by default, remove option

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Marcus, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. Marcus

    Marcus Well-Known Member

    I suggest to store templates in the file system by default and remove the option. As attachments are stored in the file system. That makes everything easier.
  2. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member


    Not everyone has Opcode caching enabled on their server (which is what you need to get the benefit from storing compiled templates in the file system).

    However, everyone will have a database because they need it to install XF in the first place. (y)
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  3. Marcus

    Marcus Well-Known Member

    If there are no negative side effects to the file storage system, it is easier if there would be no options. xenforo also did this with attachments: There could also be an option "save attachments in file system". But I much prefer that xenforo does that without my interaction.

    The less options, the easier it is for developers. I want xenforo to focus on developing great new stuff.
  4. Floris

    Floris Guest

    In your opinion. But it's not the case that most benefit from it, so in my opinion I don't think it's needed to make this a default.

    The less options, the better for developers, .. doesn't apply really.
  5. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    There is no positive if you don't have an Opcode cache on your server - hence it is off by default. (y)

    Shaun :D
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  6. Cezz

    Cezz Well-Known Member

    Kier stated at some point there is plans to give option to save attachments to DB... having everything in DB makes site migration easier also!
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  7. DSF

    DSF Well-Known Member

    ... and backups easier ;)
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