[development] Encouraging Collaboration
walkah at walkah.net
Mon Nov 21 15:15:37 UTC 2005
On 11/19/05 2:39 AM, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> On 19 Nov 2005, at 00:36, Boris Mann wrote:
>>>> I had brought up before that we might consider designated
>>>> maintainers for core modules -- see http://drupal.org/node/34439 --
>>>> there are still the majority that are theoretically "maintained" by
>>>> Dries. Dries, do you want to speak up and say which ones you
>>>> *actually* want to maintain, which might be in need of an official
>>>> maintainer, etc.?
>>> Having 'official maintainers' matters for me: in the best case
>>> scenario people will bug the maintainer and not me. Other than being
>>> the official point of contact, very little changes.
>> Right. That's all that I meant. Later on you say "Don't ask me to
>> write down the list"...I guess what I'm asking is if it would be
>> useful to have the list for some more of the core modules. There is a
>> certain responsibility in that case to look at patches for a
>> particular core module, and then it is known by those people. e.g.
>> James knows that he has to personally look at all Blog API
> James is listed as the blogapi module maintainer, but he somewhat
> stopped caring about it, I think. He didn't look at any of the recent
> blogapi.module patches. In my book, James stopped doing core
> development months ago.
James Walker :: http://walkah.net/ :: xmpp:walkah at walkah.net
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