ok, after getting tired of 60 mb Addons directiory filled with duplicated libraries i decided to bring some optimisation.
so i've read everything i could (and not much i must say) about !!!Libs (as a special addon, similar to Ace 1.3.1 i use too) and Standalonelibraries LOD concept.
i havent tried !!!Libs yet, since some well respected members are strongly against that concept so i went directly to LOD standalones.
so i made about 10 new folders, updated them with libs and - viola, here i go.
first, 3 addons just broke up, and 2 of those in the very similar manner - they "forgot" my profile settings, Buffalo and Prat, and keep forgetting it till i place their libs back in their LIB folder . Autobar just broken, dont remember the actual error.
but thats not a big deal, i want to talk about something else.
yes, now my Addon folder is back to only 30mb, and !Warmup works like a charm - i can see how much memory addon use, and now its precisely since libs are loaded as a stand alone load on demand addons.
but here it ends. some addons went down - well, its no prob to fix since i can just put the libs back to thier folders and update them separetly. but i dont like it in general. i want to see everything works identycally and as it should.
second, now when i open my addon tab in WoW i see TONNS of addons, every single lib is there. so when i need to find some addon and God i should remember the exact name of it or i will have to scroll for ages trying to pinpoint it in that pretty gigantic list.
so now i am going to test !!!Libs. may be its not following the idea of Ace 2 directly, but for me it means Ace 2 should be reworked.
since now as it is it scales really bad.
its ok when you have 4-5 addons, but when you use 15 like i do, it becomes obvious.
since i use more and more Aced addons i am in fear of what my Addons folder will become in the future - and new libriries are still developed too, it means a lot of new folders and new data in general.
resume - i really think that something should be done here. may be developing a stand alone addon who keep traking of every lib out there and loads them on demand inside itself (like !!!Libs do, correct me if i am wrong) is NOT THAT BAD idea, at least its an option for some users, and Ace community was allways about giving options, hehe, at least for me.
still, you guys are awesome and actually you are doing work that inspires me sometimes more then WoW itself hehe.
so i really hope this contribution will help, thank you for great work.
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Oct 28, 2006_ForgeUser1347677 posted a message on Some error report (Autobar, Prat and Buffalo) and thoughts on !!!StandalonelibsPosted in: General AddOns
Oct 26, 2006_ForgeUser1347677 posted a message on ag_UnitFrames - suggestions, requests and temp fixes threadhere, sometimes target and ToT messes name/race with energy/mana numbers (more with mana) (yAUF)Posted in: Unit Frames
sometimes it truncate race correctly leaving <Namehere Hum.. 4000/4000> and sometimes it messes like on screenshot
ToT is not obviously messed but i prefer that race would be truncated too, leaving more space between it and mana numbers.
as a suggestion - give option to use abbrevations for races - like Hum NElf etc.
Oct 20, 2006Nimbal, thanks a lot for the addon, its great.Posted in: General AddOns
i disabled flashing manually till tomorrow
and yes, for me weapon timers and charge counts are working perfectly
nice you added option to switch between classic timers and mm:ss since on weapon buffs classic looks better
this addon is really close to perfection imo =)
Oct 20, 2006everything works perfect!Posted in: General AddOns
but please, include option to disable buff/debuff flashing, i really like it clean =)
and btw debuff flashing right now is very uncomfortable to read when it is short debuff like frozen or slowed by mages frost spells.
Oct 19, 2006again requestin optionPosted in: General AddOns
to set different scroll spid while key pressed (page scrolling with alt or ctrl pressed)
currently i can set only basic scrolling speed but what i repeatedly asked for is a page scrolling on a key press, while normal scrolling without.
this was in Nurfed long time ago, i really miss that function.
if it is so hard to code - then i beg your pardon, if not - i would be greatfull to see it is implemented.
Oct 19, 2006Posted in: General AddOnsQuote from Thirsterhall »
On the buttons yes more options are a bit off. I really don't see much point in totaly redoing the actual button code if in a month I'll have to do it again anyway to use the secure framework to you can use potions in combat.
thanks for great addon, keep it up =)
Oct 19, 2006Posted in: General AddOnsQuote from Nimbal »
After a quick glance on the first lines of the code, I think http://wowace.com/files/Buffalo/Buffalo-r14241.zip is the newest version (provided that the SVN didn't do something strange). The rXXXXX[Nimbal] zips are from the branch and probably not functional at all.
gonna try it right now, but it seems like it is exactly the same version i updated from SVN directly (wich had temporary weapon buffs problem i described)
problem is still there, its the same version.
btw can we pleeeease have options to turn off debuff frame coloring and that blinking on buffs wich are going to fade out?
i like it clean =)
Oct 18, 2006Posted in: General AddOnsQuote from Nimbal »
Next version is in trunk.
* FuBar-less configuration. Alt+Rightclick on a Buffalo buff button to configure the category it belongs to (buffs, debuffs, weapon buffs) or type "/buffalo config" to open a dropdown with all available options
* 32 buff buttons, 16 debuff buttons
* MM:SS format for timers, HH:MM for T>60min (at least I hope so, didn't have a 2h buff to test it)
* charges of temporary weapon enchants (poison) are now displayed in the corresponding weapon buff button
* Reference buttons not always showing properly when unlocking. Seems rather random, could be a thread thing
for me temporary weapon buffs time duration and item charges left both _not_ shown.
Oct 18, 2006Posted in: General AddOnsQuote from Sole »
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Quote from Sole »Cool. Its still not as configurable as Antagonist though.
In other words, it's damn ugly... like the rest of the blizzard ui ;-)
Guess wow2.0 has some new events though, that make it easier to just make a new target castingbar with a candybar look ...
Yes it's ugly, but they added the event so Antagonist can be more efficient.
Slouken post about those events is here :
Guess Ill have to adjust to the new events when I can get my hands on a BC account.
On another note, seems like the enthusiasm around Antagonist has died :(. Has everyone stopped using it or something?
Id still like french localization (the spells are already done, just need gui/console translations).
Would also like spanish, german and if you want the other funky localizations too (chinese, whatever else).
i am just happy with it, using it and cant imagine my life without =)
Ant is nearly perfect - thats why noone is rambling about
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