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Ship w/ empty content.db, handle blank default installations #5318
We ship a broken default content pack (English content.db w/o assessment items or subtitles, means that you can click exercises but they're broken) - that alone is a solid enough reason to stop building this content pack and instead fix KA Lite.
The other reason is the 90 MB of almost meaningless data (unpacked, ~50 MB download size) that we bundle into the source distribution. This used to make sense, but since it's now entirely overwritten by the content pack, it seems like an irresponsible waste of resources IMO.
This means we should auto-redirect to the Manage tab when user hasn't installed any content.db.
Issue about removing en-minimal.zip from content pack maker:
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Ship without content.db, handle blank default installations
Ship w/ empty content.db, handle blank default installations
Oct 20, 2016
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Nov 28, 2016
It seems that the database and possibly also subtitle files are affected by upgrades, I'm suspecting that the pre-bundled minimal content pack is to blame, but should investigate further.
As of now, it seems certain that when I switch from 0.17b2 with the latest full
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Dec 1, 2016
The .whl source files have reduced from
It should also have a performance-wise impact because content annotation no longer takes place twice (at first setup, then after content pack installation).