[development] Download statistics for core

Kobus Myburgh ITBJDM at puknet.puk.ac.za
Sat Jun 3 10:31:10 UTC 2006

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

Two words: Poormanscron + Core. :-)

I have been using poormanscron for ages now. It is stable, no required
configuration, nothing of that sorts - just enable it and voila! Make
everything as simple as it can be and not any simpler. Someone once said
that :-)


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