[Phpmyadmin-devel] Notifications about new versions

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Wed Feb 2 13:26:14 CET 2011

Michal Čihař a écrit :
> Hi all
> I've played a little bit with javascript and hacked notifications about
> newer version available on phpMyAdmin main page. It is asynchronous so
> it should not block page loading and if the request is blocked for
> whatever reason, nothing happens. Patch is attached.
> Such feature is quite common for web applications, however I'm still not
> sure if we want to introduce such thing on main page. Opinions?
> PS: We already have check in setup, but it requires server side access
> to download from remote sites what is often prohibited. And nobody
> visits setup after the application is installed.

Hi Michal,
I welcome this idea, especially if it's asynchronous;  but the patch 
fails to apply on current master.

Marc Delisle

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