[development] Download statistics for core
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Fri Jun 2 17:34:19 UTC 2006
Jeff Eaton wrote:
>> 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.
It is certainly a step in the right direction.
> 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
We could instruct the user to invoke cron.php manually after update. The
installer could run cron.php after completing the installation.
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