[development] Updated spellcheck module - now what
will at willwyatt.com
Thu Mar 9 18:16:43 UTC 2006
>From the spellcheck module's MAINTAINERS.txt
"Declaring my spellcheck module as orphaned. If someone else wants to
maintain it, it's all yours."
That was 17 months ago (before I even knew Drupal existed :) )
On 3/9/06, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
> First off, thanks Will!
> I'd recommend trying to contact the current module maintainer if possible.
> If he responds, work it out with him. If it's not been updated since
> 4.5, then I suspect either he'll be happy to let you take it over since
> you've done all the legwork or he won't be around at all. :-)
> If he doesn't respond in a few days, come back here and let us know. I'm
> not sure if there's a formal process for taking over a contrib module, but
> at the very least a public announcement should be made.
> Either way, I'd leave the 4.5 code in CVS indefinitely and just create a
> new 4.7 tag. That the code is unrelated now is beside the point. :-)
> If you've not "done everything correctly", rest assured someone will
> comment in the forum or the issues tracker, hopefully with suggestions on
> what correctly would be.
> Once again, thanks for taking the initiative on it!
> --Larry Garfield
> On Thu, March 9, 2006 11:18 am, Will Wyatt said:
> > Hi all. I've completly rewritten the old 4.5 spellcheck module. I'm
> > about ready to 'release' the module and wonder what I'm supposed to do
> > now. I could create a patch, but there is almost nothing that remains
> > from the old spellcheck module. This is also my first module for
> > Drupal, so I'm hoping I've done everything correctly.
> > So, what should I do now?
> > The module uses the GPL'ed Speller Pages from
> > http://spellerpages.sourceforge.net and requires aspell on the server.
> > You can try it out at http://test.willwyatt.com you can login as
> > testuser/testuser and create a blog entry. There should be a 'Check
> > Spelling' button below the body form element.
> > The module only works with 4.7 and has only been tested against 4.7 CVS.
> > The module really is just a front end to aspell, so your mileage may
> > vary depending on your aspell installation.
> > Code is available http://www.willwyatt.com/files/spellcheck.tar.gz
> > I guess if the code meets requirements I'd like to be the maintainer
> > of the new module.
> > --
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