[development] RFC: letting modules phone home to check for new releases

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Wed Nov 22 20:09:26 UTC 2006

On Wed, 22 Nov 2006, [iso-8859-1] Bèr Kessels wrote:
> Questions:
> Would capistrano serve as a default Drupal install/update framework? Are we
> afraid of Ruby (as in: not rails, but the language)? Do we want to depend on
> a third party tool for our deployment framework?
> Personal my answers are: yes, no, yes. But I'd like to hear if this can even
> be considered for core :)

We are solving an end user problem with in installer/updater. How many of 
our users (and user prospects) will host on servers having capistrano 
installed? If we are depending on capistrano, how many servers will we be 
compatible with?


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