[development] The scripts/ directory

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Sun Mar 5 19:23:38 UTC 2006

+1, but I thought this was already discussed and decided :)


Bèr Kessels wrote:
> Op zondag 5 maart 2006 19:54, schreef Morbus Iff:
>>Because there is little harm in doing so - the
>>.htaccess file prevents remote access to them.
> I can think of a gazillion things that we could ship and prevent access to 
> with .htaccess :) The fact that we can hide it, is not the reason for 
> shipping them.
> In the past, Drupal was very developers aimed. Simply bacause all users were 
> developers. At that time it was usefull to ship with some handy developers 
> tools.
> Now that we have better tools available, and more diverse, the only reason, 
> AFAIK is because no-one stood up and really made an effort for removing them. 
> Its far easier to simply whip with themp, then to go trough all the hassle of 
> getting them out. So, I would say, its mostly 'lack of interestest' (call it 
> lack of itch) that is reason for keeping them there.
> And also: everyone who can use these tools, can find them in contrib too, 
> people being able to run a code style script (let alone know the meaning/use 
> of it) know how to find Cool Stuff in contribs etc.
> Bèr

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