[development] Core module maintainers

Steven Peck sepeck at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 01:46:26 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Derek Wright
> Subject: Re: [development] Core module maintainers
> On Aug 2, 2007, at 4:20 PM, Boris Mann wrote:
> > Obviously we need buy in from the big D.
> Big D already bought in to this concept when I asked him about Earl
> and myself co-maintaining update.module weeks ago.  Consider it
> decided.

> On Aug 2, 2007, at 4:34 PM, Boris Mann wrote:
> > And he needs a buddy. MAINTAINERS.txt is out of date, and needs to
> > actually reflect maintainership.
> Agreed.

> > I don't know what process is needed.
> We just need to assemble the updated list of maintainers (g.d.o
> wiki?) and then turn that into a single core patch.  Or, different
> maintainers could file their own patches to add themselves in a
> single d.o core issue and skip the unified patch and g.d.o wiki.  I
> don't really care, either way, but it seems like it's less work for
> the core maintainers to sort all of this out without bothering them,
> and submit a unified patch for the D6 maintainers.txt file.
> > Other suggestions? Or do we just wait for Europe to wake up?
> Those lazy Europeans, always sleeping aren't they? ;)
Well, I imagine we need Dries to approve the choices too.  :)

So here is an interesting question.  What modules/realms are left that
fall under the category
M: Dries <dries at drupal.org>

We have
book (tho a volunteer has stepped up :)

So, those lurking on the list.  Without involvement the same number of
people will continue maintaining a more complex core eco-system that
some peoples businesses rely on.  Money helps some things, but skilled
developer time is invaluable.

Steven Peck :: www.blkmtn.org

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