[development] RFC: Candidate 'premium' modules

Steven Peck speck at blkmtn.org
Fri May 19 06:01:08 UTC 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces at drupal.org 
> [mailto:development-bounces at drupal.org] On Behalf Of Dries Buytaert
> Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 1:59 AM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: Re: [development] RFC: Candidate 'premium' modules
> On 16 May 2006, at 10:49, Adrian Rossouw wrote:
> > Didn't we add 'report back' functionality recently.
> Exactly.  Any Drupal 4.7 site can be configured to 'call home' and  
> report back a list of the enabled themes and modules.  Like that, we  
> can see what modules are actually being used (rather than just being  
> downloaded).  By combining this information with download 
> statistics,  
> we can get a pretty good idea of what (i) the popular modules 
> are and  
> (ii) what modules are known to work with Drupal 4.7.  This 
> eliminates  
> guessing, and most of all, the endless discussions inherent to that.
> --
> Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

I knew about this feature but not much about it or how it is being used,
if it is at this point.  I think it needs someone to do a better write
up then we have now (none that I have seen) and perhaps how it is or
will be used.


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