[development] Bike Shed: Developing for Drupal

Jason Flatt drupal at oadae.net
Mon Feb 13 16:20:04 UTC 2006

On Sunday 12 February 2006 05:11 pm, Rowan Kerr wrote:
> On 10-Feb-06, at 1:01 AM, Arnab Nandi wrote:
> >> From a discussion about NLD10 and xgl. I thought it was very relevant
> >
> > to the drupal devel crowd:
> > http://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2006-February/
> > msg00115.html
> There are definitely some interesting points in there. And we can see
> the same dynamics at work already in Drupal to some extent.
> Funny, in a way, that the article relates to the Gnome project.. Trae
> and I had a bit of a discussion of Drupal and Gnomeish ways such as
> putting a lot of thought into picking "sane defaults" that will work
> well for many people. That way of thinking could be one of the things
> that moves Drupal up Dries' Y-axis of "easy to use" (from his roadmap
> presentation in Vancouver).
> Good thing it's so easy to make modules for Drupal to build new
> functionality without any fork-mongering :)
> -Rowan

It's interesting, as I don't see the negative aspects so strong in the Drupal 
community like they are referred to the GNOME community in that e-mail.  
Maybe I just haven't been here long enough.  :^)  I see them in other 
projects, but would be way OT here.

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