[development] Hello world - http://groups.drupal.org
weitzman at tejasa.com
Sat May 6 12:59:18 UTC 2006
We've been quietly working on an exciting initiative for Drupal fans
everywhere. Today we are launching a new drupal.org web site -
http://groups.drupal.org. This site is for geographic groups like Vancouver
and working groups like Views developers. The site provides each group with
their own mini-site, where subscribers can post messages and collect
You are welcome to login using your drupal.org username and password.
Remember to append @drupal.org to the username. Note that your email address
will *not* be copied over, so you'll want to edit your profile after you log
STAYING IN TOUCH - NOTIFICATIONS
There are three useful tracker pages offered by the site. See the tabs at
http://groups.drupal.org/tracker. There you may also collect links for RSS
feeds for each page. Alternatively, each group offers an email subscription
feature. With this, you get all nodes and comments posted to the group via
email. A helpful reply link is in each email.
We welcome everyone to create groups on the site. Please adhere to the
guidelines posted on the creation page.
This site showcases some pretty neat technology like Organic groups,
signup.module, Casetracker, Views, Localization, and more. You can read more
about it at http://groups.drupal.org/about.
The site has a simple ticketing system for reporting issues -
http://groups.drupal.org/project/cases/58/all. We hope to soon provide each
group with its own ticketing area. We also have a feedback form -
This site is just leaving alpha stage and entering beta. I don't anticipate
a long beta like those wimpy apps Flickr and Gmail. When we leave beta, I
will announce this site on drupal.org home page and in newsletters, etc.
Meanwhile, feel free to blog about the site and use it heartily. It is most
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