[development] Documenting contribs

James Walker walkah at walkah.net
Wed Oct 25 19:31:20 UTC 2006

On 10/25/06 2:13 PM, Moshe Weitzman wrote:
> Michelle Cox wrote:
>> I recently looked through the entire list of contrib modules and 
>> there's some cleanup needed.
>> * Shorter teasers so the download page isn't so huge
>> * Some modules still need tagging
>> * Modules that are similar could use "See also's"
>> * Also, there are a lot of modules that aren't documented in the handbook
> i think it is within the spirit for site maintainers to improve project 
> descriptions as they see fit, and without prior approval from module 
> maintainers. an after the fact email like: 'i fixed your stink' is 
> sufficient. maintainer could always edit again if needed.

+1. Please :)

> As an aside (i.e. lets not sidetrack this thread), one of the original 
> visions of the new .info files is that their names and descriptions will 
> be used by drupal.org project module. Thats one of the reasons we chose 
> plain text .ini instead of PHP. I like reuse of .info files because it 
> centralizes project metadata. We probably need some more metadata fields.

and also +1

James Walker :: http://walkah.net/ :: xmpp:walkah at walkah.net

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