[drupal-devel] Move #drupal to #drupal-devel and #drupal-support
gabor at hojtsy.hu
Wed Aug 31 18:18:48 UTC 2005
> No one is saying that support is more important than developing
> software. What I'm saying is that after the 150th car crashes from going
> around a sudden turn in the road, it's time to recognize there is a
> design problem and rebuild the road.
> No one is saying that development is not important. It is important.
> It's so important that it warrants its own channel. But what's also
> important is designing an on-ramp for new potential drupal users and
> developers that is as smooth and easy as possible. Inviting potential
> developers to the dev channel is far more uplifting than booting them to
> the support channel. The current system is broken. Let's fix it.
So what about abandoning #drupal, and forcing a choice between
#drupal-devel and #drupal-support? The same method is used in the
mailing list naming, forum categorization. There is no general name,
only fully qualified ones. This way the name suggests the list topic.
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