[development] You know what would be really cool for d.o?
earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Dec 27 21:12:49 UTC 2006
Quoting Derek Wright <drupal at dwwright.net>:
> On Dec 27, 2006, at 11:19 AM, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> I'm now subscribed to that issue which is more than a year old with
>> little action.
> you're free to provide a patch. meanwhile, i've been just a little
> bit busy.
I might, you never know.
>> The project doesn't have a 5.0 Version tag yet either but that is
>> a different issue.
> a different issue indeed. if you had been reading the front page of
> drupal.org you might have noticed:
> "5.0 release candidate now running on scratch.drupal.org"
I noticed, I've been there.
> or, gee, maybe you were reading this very list, and saw my plea for
> people to review/test the 5.0 port:
> where i specifically mention:
> "Testing the 5.0 port of the release system on scratch.drupal.org"
I haven't had the time to CO from the scratch CVS yet.
> i'm not going to create the DRUPAL-5 branch until the code is stable.
> we don't know if the code isn't stable unless people test it.
> p.s. hint for not pissing off hard-working (almost entirely
> volunteer) developers: do a little research before you start
> complaining about all the things we're supposedly not doing right.
Wasn't meaning it as a complaint just mentioning an observation. Sorry
for scratching at a wound.
> p.p.s. another hint: before posting random wish-list items to the
> devel list, search the issue queues and make sure you're not just
> duplicating existing requests. instead of making developers go
> around and find all the issues for you, you could do that legwork
> yourself, to save our time to actually make progress on things
> instead of fending off a constant stream of duplicate requests.
I'll keep it in mind and often do research first. However, there is a
hell of a lot of information to search through and if someone like
Derek Wright knew that the request existed why not ask instead of
wasting my own time weeding through irrelavant information?
>  oh, for example:
> porting project* to 5.x
We are all busy. I, like you, am an open source hobbyist and
volunteer. I have contributed to the Drupal project even though I am
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