[development] Extend database abstraction layer,
to include table creation.
dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Sat May 13 22:40:49 UTC 2006
>> This is somewhat problematic as we need more people that are good
>> Drupal developers. There is such a
> We recently got some very nice additions to our developer crowd.
At any point in time, we had a nice addition of developers. That
doesn't mean there is enough talent available.
>> strong demand for good Drupal developers, yet which each new
>> version, we add more barriers as a side effect of making Drupal
>> more powerful.
> I think this is only a matter of perception. You (as I was) aren't
> yet fully comfy with the new forms API and thus think that
> everybody will find it more difficult. For people who are new to
> it, they will just read the (excellent!) docs and should be able to
> make the usual forms within a few minutes.
It's not just a matter of perception. At least a dozen people told
me they got flabbergasted by the new forms API.
>> The web is built by millions of individuals, many of which are
>> amateurs. They continuously update, tweak and rebuild their
>> websites. We want Drupal to remain accessible for them.
> Do we? I certainly want them to be able to use Drupal but I'd
> appreciate if they'd keep their hands out of the code if they
> aren't programmers. This only makes for nasty support cases.
Funny. You just mentioned you didn't know any PHP or MySQL when you
started using Drupal ...
Dries Buytaert :: http://www.buytaert.net/
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