[development] CVS accounts

Tim Altman web at timaltman.com
Thu Jan 5 12:19:10 UTC 2006

On Thu, 05 Jan 2006 09:59:01 +0100, Dries Buytaert  
<dries.buytaert at gmail.com> wrote:

>>> Chances are that the cvs.module's import code suffers from some bit
>>> rot so if someone wants to prepare or test the cvs.module's import
>>> code, that would be much appreciated.
>> It would be helpful if there were some really good documentation on how  
>> to use Drupal to run a site like Drupal.org. I'd have to work pretty  
>> hard to set up the project module and cvs.module with my current  
>> skills, and not knowing exactly how Drupal.org runs and operates is  
>> another hurdle.
>> Drupal is a vastly successful project. Part of the reason why it is  
>> successful is the infrastructure that has been created to support  
>> development and participation. It seems to me like this infrastructure  
>> would probably work well for a number of other projects as well, yet  
>> I've never heard of or seen anyone running a setup like Drupal.org.
>> Maybe we'd get more people involved in the tools like project and cvs  
>> modules if we made it easier to set up other projects and sites with  
>> Drupal.org infrastructure. This would take a bit of documentation and  
>> marketing.
> It takes a lot of time and effort to keep the tools working with CVS  
> head, and to implement the needs of the growing Drupal community.  If  
> only we had a couple more people working on them, we could make these  
> tools more generic, we could make the project.module use the  
> comment.module for issue follow-ups, fix the issues showing up on the  
> 'recents posts' page, make it possible to reset CVS passwords, conduct a  
> card sort for the categorization of projects, add project ratings, fix  
> up the various database inconsistencies, etc, etc.

Is there a list somewhere of the top Drupal.org issues and feature  

Tim Altman

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