[consulting] Drupal Professions Shop Conference Call
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Fri Feb 24 00:50:03 UTC 2006
Moshe Weitzman wrote:
>> Does anybody else find it a bit strange that all of a sudden people
>> who haven't been active in the Drupal community want to be the
>> cheerleaders of Drupal enterprises and define who is allowed to join
>> their ranks?
> I hear you Gerhard, but you are barking in the wrong direction here.
Don't think so.
> CivicActions has attended the past 2 Drupalcons,
True, but sitting at a conference table does not neccessarily help the
> and has released significant enterprise loving code like CiviCRM.
Huh? I don't think Donald Lobo works for CivicActions.
> Greg was recognized a leader during The Vancouver conference and we
> are lucky as a project to have him evangelizing for us.
I am not convinced yet.
> The work of CivicActions and Civicspace over the past months and years
> has contributed hugely to Drupal's rising tide. As consultants, we owe
> them at least a thank you, if not 5% of our paychecks.
I'd be inclined to admit that CSL has done a lot for Drupal awareness,
but I don't think so the same is true for CivicActions.
And, when push comes to shove, I still define "contributing to Drupal"
by "# of core patches" of which I haven't seen any from CA. Or
documentation or anything else.
> Drupal shops are entitled to their own conf call and the organizer
> gets to decide who joins. Thats how meetings work.
Sure, they can talk to whoever they want, but I don't think the shown
procedure will buy them a lot of credibility with Drupal people in general.
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