[development] 120 Projects pages awaiting moderation

Kieran Lal kieran at civicspacelabs.org
Thu Feb 2 19:29:52 UTC 2006

On Feb 2, 2006, at 10:50 AM, Darrel O'Pry wrote:

> On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 10:28 -0800, Kieran Lal wrote:
>> On Feb 2, 2006, at 10:21 AM, Dries Buytaert wrote:
>>> On 02 Feb 2006, at 18:34, Kieran Lal wrote:
>>>> Hi, as part of the effort to categorize projects I have reviewed
>>>> the list of projects awaiting moderation.  I am not sure where to
>>>> discuss this.  By my count it is almost 120 projects.  Some of the
>>>> project pages go back to 2004.  There are around 60 site
>>>> maintainers for Drupal.org.
>>>> Are there guidelines for approving Project pages, is there a
>>>> certain quality that we are looking for?
>>>> I assume most of the 60 site moderators are on this list so
>>> Normally projects are automatically approved if the corresponding
>>> tarball can be found (i.e. the code should be in CVS).  Projects
>>> that are not approved are likely to be incomplete or non-existing.
>> Should we contact the project author's or just delete the projects?
>> Kieran
> To be fair I'd contact the author.... Maybe we can have a special
> 'orphaned' project owner.... kind of like debian's orphaned  
> packages...
> That way people can stop maintaining modules they don't use, but keep
> them available to the community at large. And someone else can pick up
> maintainership  if they desire.
Could someone whip up some PHP for Drupal.org to show unpublished  
project pages?  Is that what we want?

Warren is going to start working on the most recent projects to be  

I'll start contacting authors from the back of the list.


> .darrel.

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