TankPoints

35 - Still using Ace2 and OOD StatFrameLib

Submitted Via

Curse Client 4.0.1.104, Microsoft Windows NT 6.1.7600.0

Installed Version

r130-nolib

Description

Ace2 was depreciated as well as StatFrameLib, says out of date =(

Installed Addons

_NPCScan - _NPCScan 4.0.0.6 Ace2 - r1101 Atlas - Atlas v1.18.0 Atlasloot Enhanced - v6.01.01 Auctionator - Version 2.8.2 Auctioneer - Auctioneer Suite 5.9.4961 Bartender4 - 4.4.15 Critical Alert - 3.3.6 Gatherer - Gatherer 3.2.2 GearScore / PlayerScore - GearScore 4.0.02 GoingPrice Allakhazam - 4.0.1291397522 GoingPrice Thottbot - 4.0.1290724565 GoingPrice Wowhead - 4.0.1292515647 ItemScore - v1.2.10 LibStatLogic-1.2 - r32 LibTipHooker-1.1 - r14 Omen Threat Meter - v3.1.0 OneBag3 - v3.3.12 Parrot - v1.10.22 Pawn - 1.5.2 PetExp2 - PetExp2 - version 3.0.c PetExp2 - PetExp2 - version 3.0.c Postal - r326 Rare Spawn Overlay - Rare Spawn Overlay 4.2.40000 RatingBuster - r324 Recount - v4.0.1d release Recount Performance - RecountPerformance 3.9 RhadaTip DPS/HPS Tooltip - 3.1.087 SpellFlash - 5.64 SpellFlash: Argent Tournament Mounts - 1.17.4 SpellFlash: Hunter - 2.5 SpellFlash: Racials - 2.3.1 SpellFlash: Template Module - 1.34 SpellFlash: Warlock - 2.14 SpellFlash: Warrior - 2.7.2 SpellFlashCore - 1.32.1 StatFrameLib - r40 TankPoints - r130-nolib Waterfall-1.0 - r134 XToLevel - 4.0.3_21

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  • 3 comments
  • Avatar of JackTripper JackTripper Dec 30, 2010 at 04:11 UTC - 0 likes

    TankPoints used to place itself on the paperdoll. Then Blizzard broke the paperdoll.

    It is possible to put it back on the paperdoll (since i've seen at least one addon do it).

    i was not saying anything about the quality of the addon (good or bad), except that it found a way to do it.

    Or in the case of today: Nebular fixed it internal to TankPoints - removing the need for LibStatFrame.

    And he also updated it to Ace3, so he's a better man than i - and this ticket can be closed (if only anyone on here had moderation privelages)

    Last edited Dec 30, 2010 by JackTripper
  • Avatar of Zidomo Zidomo Dec 30, 2010 at 00:57 UTC - 0 likes

    There should be other, better ways to deal with adding features to the paperdoll frame than doing it the way GearScore/"PlayerScore" does. SmoothDurability adds info to it, HatTrick adds checkboxes to it and so on.

    GearScore is widely regarded on this site & elsewhere as being poorly coded (excluding the controversy among some about what the mod does). That's one of the reasons for the creation of YAGRA & Elitist Group some time ago.

    The other thing: its code has now changed to a "non-free" license that has restrictions I've only seen once or twice in 5 years of testing thousands of mods. Some text from the mod: "All materials contained in this "Addon" including, but not limited to, any electronic files, code, audio, themes, or images, are the copyrighted property of Master Games International Inc. Unauthorized usage is strictly prohibited". Meaning any duplication of methods opens yourself up to copyright violations/being sued.

    Last edited Dec 30, 2010 by Zidomo
  • Avatar of JackTripper JackTripper Dec 20, 2010 at 18:40 UTC - 0 likes

    Ace2 may be depricated, but it's not dead. Ace2 is "done", not "dead".

    i know i certainly won't be moving it to Ace3 (i tried, then gave up). Ace3 removed a lot of features.

    And i've commented out use of StatFrameLib until StatFrameLib is updated for the new paperdoll frame. It can continue to use StatFrameLib, but StatFrameLib needs to be redesigned. i was thinking of taking a crack at it myself; since the StatFrameLib API good, but just needs to do whatever GearScore did to add itself there.

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Reported
Dec 16, 2010
Status
New - Issue has not had initial review yet.
Type
Defect - A shortcoming, fault, or imperfection
Priority
Medium - Normal priority.
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0

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