[development] creating forward compatable modules?

Earl Dunovant prometheus6 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 20:30:02 UTC 2005

Not really...the node type identifying and form creation functions are very

I'd suggest writing for 4.6, keeping this in mind:


It's all the functionality you need to change between 4.6 and 4.7.

On 11/23/05, Tao Starbow <starbow at citris-uc.org> wrote:
> Hi Drupal devs,
> First, thank you all for an amazingly useful tool.
> I am a programmer at the CITRIS center at UC Berkeley. We recently
> finished moving our own web site (http://www.citris-uc.org) over to
> Drupal and I am now working on the infrastructure to allow us to start
> providing Drupal-based sites for more of the campus community. So far I
> have been able to do everything I need with the available modules and a
> bit of hacking, but I am now starting to create custom modules.  I was
> wondering if it is possible to create modules that will be compatible
> with both 4.6 and 4.7?
> Also, does anyone have advice on how to calculate how many Drupal sites
> a server can handle?  Installing new hardware can take months around
> here, so I need to stay well ahead of the curve.
> thanks,
> Tao Starbow
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