[development] Goal for 4.8 release: targeted distributions

Adrian Rossouw adrian at bryght.com
Mon May 1 19:40:52 UTC 2006

On 01 May 2006, at 10:17 PM, Robert Douglass wrote:

> With the new groups site, this can be coordinated much more easily.  
> A group would form around a proposed distribution, say Drupal for  
> blogging, or Drupal for E-Commerce. They would put together core  
> plus modules of their choice and it would get distributed as an  
> official "package". Each group would have to have to be dedicated  
> to maintaining their packages throughout the release cycle, which  
> can be years, so such an undertaking is not to be started lightly.  
> This approach would keep the core team free to do their thing,  
> obviate the discussion of making a "golden" contrib repository, and  
> make Drupal much more accessible to various targeted audiences  
> while avoiding forking.
That's my first concern too. Getting dependencies ready for install  

Adrian Rossouw
Drupal developer and Bryght Guy
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