jquery 1.8 is added to the core in typo3/contrib/jquery.
The new EM must use this copy instead of its own and also move the embedded plugin to a proper location under typo3/contrib.
Updated by Helmut Hummel over 8 years ago
Christian Welzel wrote:
There are many other embedded code copies in typo3/sysext/extensionmanager/Resources/Public/Contrib/ and
Please move them to a proper location under typo3/contrib/ too.
This would mean, that we officially support this from now on and encourage extension developers to use these. This is not true.
We agreed on an exception for the extension manager, but besides that, we most likely will remove jQuery from typo3/contrib again.