[development] should tinymce get a new maintainer tinymce

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Mon Feb 5 14:53:43 UTC 2007

I think this is a case where a vote is needed on what direction the module
should take. Taking away functionality is not always bad, but it seems in
this case that many don't like it.

On 2/5/07, Alaa Abd El Fattah <alaa at eglug.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I don't know how many of you are following tinymce module development,
> so I thought I'd bring up this issue on the mailing list.
> recently user drupal-id.com took over the project and immediately
> started on a rewrite for drupal 5 discarding all old code. the problem
> is drupal-id.com's new redesign lacks features that many existing
> tinymce users find crucial (like customizing the button set and having
> different buttonsets per role).
> but the problem is not limited to differing goals, I don't think
> drupal-id.com is a good maintainer, he does not respond to issues in
> the issue queue (the issue queue is not 10 pages long and growing
> rapidly).
> at the moment the only way to get tinymce to work as before is to
> patch the DRUPAL-4-7 branch using a patch attached to this issue
> http://drupal.org/node/100864
> check the discussion around this issue to soo how many are complaining
> about current state of tinymce.module drupal-id.com responded only once
> to this issue.
> IMO tinymce needs a new maintainer.
> cheers,
> Alaa
> --
> Alaa: Husband of the Grand Waragi Master
> http://www.manalaa.net

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