Lumpy Burgertushie wrote:the requirement is that you not change core phpbb code, not that you don't allow changes to your extension when needed.
I have no idea how it would be done but the other extension authors seem able to do it by just putting all needed html files in the styles/template/event folder of their extensions.
The content of the
directory is not part of the phpBB core. Hence the name
. For example you find database backups there.
User content does not belong in the extension directory. The extension directory is the responsibility of the extension author and under version control. Changes, edits would be lost on update to the next version of the extension.
Other extensions you mention don't have user defined