[development] Download statistics for core

Jeff Eaton jeff at viapositiva.net
Fri Jun 2 17:19:28 UTC 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dries Buytaert [mailto:dries.buytaert at gmail.com] 
> Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 11:50 AM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: Re: [development] Download statistics for core

> It was suggested that, on clean Drupal installations, we  
> automatically enable the aggregator.module, that we subscribe it to  
> the 'Drupal security announcement' feed, and that we show a 'Drupal  
> security announcement' block on some or all administration pages.   
> This might be a simple but effective step towards a better  
> notification mechanism.

This is a GREAT idea. It's worth noting that most other CMS systems,
including WordPress, do this in their administration sections. The only
trick, I think, is Aggregator.module's dependence on cron. Until a user
configures that bit of the system, they won't get any security


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