[drupal-devel] Re: Workshop on Porting modules to Drupal
4.7-tomorrow 11AM Pacific Coast Time
kieran at civicspacelabs.org
Sat Aug 20 00:25:51 UTC 2005
This is reminder. If you have custom modules, or want to learn how
to help get the first release of CivicSpace on Drupal 4.7 out quickly
please attend our first Drupal module porting workshop tomorrow.
Karoly Negyesi, a.k.a chx, will be our workshop host.
On Aug 15, 2005, at 7:38 AM, Kieran Lal wrote:
> Drupal 4.7 is probably going to go into code freeze in the next
> several weeks. In order to facilitate an effective release cycle
> for contributed modules we are conducting the first of several
> workshops on how to port modules to Drupal 4.7. In particular, this
> is important for the CivicSpace community which has at least 30
> contributed modules that they require to be ported to Drupal 4.7.
> When: 11AM Pacific Coast Time, Coordinated Universal Time -7 hours;
> Daylight Saving Time
> Where: IRC irc.freenode.net, #drupal-porting
> -Module Maintainers
> -Developers who are wiling to make patches to contributed modules
> -Developers who have written custom modules
> -Users who are willing to install Drupal 4.7 from CVS and test
> upgraded modules
> An upgrade document has been written for porting Drupal modules
> from 4.6 to 4.7 by Karoly Negyesi. Karoly is going to help run a
> workshop next Saturday at 11AM Pacific Time for two hours to
> facilitate developers porting their modules from 4.6 to 4.7. If you
> are not a module maintainer but would like to assist a maintainer
> you can port a module and submit a patch that has been peer
> reviewed to the maintainer. In most cases maintainers will be happy
> to recieve a working peer reviewed patch. If you are a maintainer
> and would like volunteers to port your modules for you please
> contact me Kieran at civicspacelabs dot org and I'll help to match
> volunteers to your modules. If you are not a programmer but are
> willing to install Drupal 4.7 from CVS and apply patches to modules
> then you can help validate that patches work.
> If you have a custom module that is written for previous versions
> of Drupal now is your chance to get live Drupal developer help to
> get it read to move to Drupal 4.7.
> Documentation is available here: Porting modules to Drupal 4.7
> The next porting workshop will be done at a different time to
> facilitate the various time zones that our developers work in.
> Suggestions welcome.
> The first workshop will be in IRC #drupal-porting on irc.freenode.net.
> If you would like to indicate that you are attending this workshop,
> please invite yourself and under add invitees and you will recieve
> and invite that you can respond to.
> Here is the event: http://civicspacelabs.org/home/node/13752
> Here is the RSVP which you can add your email address to indicate
> you will be attending: http://civicspacelabs.org/home/rsvp/email/
> Sorry for the late notice, there will be similar workshops at later
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