[drupal-devel] Becomming a contributor for the project module

Gerhard Killesreiter killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Mon Aug 29 19:17:33 UTC 2005

On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Ricardo Gladwell wrote:

> On 29/08/05, Gabor Hojtsy <gabor at hojtsy.hu> wrote:
> > It is always the best idea to directly contact the module maintainers,
> > and ask for permission to commit changes and additions, and/or bring
> > your patches to their attention. I for one have been (and I am) quilty
> > of not doing much maintanance on modules showing up as maintained by me,
> > but in case I see some positive takeover offer, I mostly grant and let
> > the module evolve. Since project module is an integral part of the
> > Drupal project, and is heavily used on drupal.org, it is a different
> > matter however. Anyway, you need to contact the maintainer(s) directly.
> With all due respect , I would have thought posting issues in the bug
> database against the project module and then, when that didn't work,
> posting to the devel mailing list here would be sufficient to at least
> attract someone's attention.

Well, it often doesn't. Especially if the maintainer is bogged down with
other work.

> What with all the hoops I need to jump through just to get a couple of
> minor patches submitted to the project module, I'm beginning to feel
> that the effort outweighs the benefits. I will endeavour to contact
> the module maintainers, but if anyone else get's the time to review
> the patches or, failing that, review my CVS access submission, I would
> be most grateful.

I will have a look as time permits. I don't have much time, though.


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