[development] creating forward compatable modules?

Kieran Lal kieran at civicspacelabs.org
Wed Nov 23 20:32:00 UTC 2005

On Nov 23, 2005, at 12:11 PM, Tao Starbow 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?

Bryght runs over a thousand.  It's totally traffic dependent.

> 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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