Aggregator for security messages. (was Re: [development] Download statistics for core)

Bèr Kessels ber at
Sat Jun 3 16:05:44 UTC 2006

Op vrijdag 2 juni 2006 19:19, schreef Jeff Eaton:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dries Buytaert [mailto:dries.buytaert at]
> > Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 11:50 AM
> > To: development at
> > 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
> announcements.

What we do on sympal, is almost similar, be it, that I have a custom block 
showing the full latest entry of a feed, in a custom block. I use if to show 
tips to users, and they seem to like this. 

So, this idea is not only simple, I am confident that it will be appreciated a 


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