[development] E-Commerce - Call for Developers, testers etc

Gordon Heydon gordon at heydon.com.au
Sat Jan 7 11:34:21 UTC 2006


Thanks for this, I am going to update the page.


On Sat, 2006-01-07 at 08:47 +0100, Robert Garrigós Castro wrote:
> Hi Gordon,
> I've developed a few sites with 4.6 and E-Commerce so I feel quite 
> confident with it. However my experience with the new 4.7 is still very 
> little. I feel like I have to help to this port of e-commerce to 4.7 So 
> I would like to try with the shipping.module first.
> Robert Garrigos
> Gordon Heydon wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >
> >As a lot of people here know E-Commerce is a great set of modules and
> >adds a lot of functionality to Drupal that a lot of web site use and
> >love. A lot of high profile sites like goodstorm.com, and many others
> >use E-Commerce.
> >
> >The unfortunate thing is that with the major changes to Drupals formapi,
> >and many other changes the current CVS version of E-Commerce is not
> >working. With the pending release of Drupal 4.7 we need to fix this
> >problem. This is a large job and I really need help to get this done.
> >
> >I know that I have had kind offers from Bryght to use the svn servers to
> >coordinate the development, but because of the type of system E-Commerce
> >is I feel that the level of accountability needs to be higher. We need
> >to be able to track every change back to the developer that made it. So
> >making the changes in Bryghts svn server and coping the blob of changes
> >to drupals contributions is not going to be acceptable.
> >
> >Since we have a code management system in Drupal (namely cvs) which
> >works fine and most of the E-Commerce developers have contributions cvs
> >write access, I am going to get everyone to commit changes directly into
> >contributions.
> >
> >For developers without cvs access please email me the patch and I will
> >commit them. 
> >
> >For testing I have built a web site http://ecommerce.heydon.com.au which
> >is updated from cvs every 3 hours. so any testers can test the latest
> >version of ecommerce, can create a login at the above site, and if you
> >need administrator access, just email me, and I will give it too you. If
> >the frequency needs to be increased I will increase it.
> >
> >I have started converting the store.module to 4.7, and if I can't find
> >someone suitable to do the product module I will also be doing this.
> >Other wise people can email me what they are going to be doing, so that
> >I can coordinate it. I will also be trying to hang out in IRC a bit more
> >so that I can be contacted easier.
> >
> >I would like people to work on the core modules first, but any help is
> >welcome.
> >
> >Thanks for any help that people can give.
> >Gordon.
> >
> >
> >
> >  
> >
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