[development] no 4-7-0 branch for core yet?

Dries Buytaert dries at buytaert.net
Mon Feb 20 17:45:07 UTC 2006

On 20 Feb 2006, at 17:56, Morbus Iff wrote:
> I disagree. If I can simplify the last six months of work:
>   FormAPI or, as I prefer, FAPI.
>   Security/validation related to FAPI
> This is a framework/API "developer feature", and not something that  
> the end-user will ever care to appreciate. Taking FAPI out of the  
> equation, I don't really see the number of *important* features  
> that would make justify a 5.0 release.

As indicated earlier, I agree with Morbus' statement.  For  
developers, 4.7.0 is a significant change.  For users, it is not.   
Calling something 5.0.0 sets a lot of expectations.  For the average  
user, an improved default core theme, written in two days, is much  
more exciting than the forms API we have been working on for many  

For the next release, I want to us to introduce a dashboard, create a  
new default core theme, reorganize the administration pages, and  
hopefully include an install system.  By doing so, we have all the  
ingredients it takes to release a 5.0.0 and to live up people's  

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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