[development] should tinymce get a new maintainer tinymce

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Mon Feb 5 23:23:09 UTC 2007

On 2/5/07, Kevin Reynen <kreynen at gmail.com> wrote:

> I understand that some people are upset about losing functionality,
> but for those of use who have been working in Drupal 5 and the
> "official 5 version of TinyMCE", reverting to the patched 4.7 module
> would remove functionality we have now!

As I said, we don't want obliterate what's there. That's what tags are
for -- there could be a 5.0-1.x and 5.0-2.x tags with different

> I've tried to connect with the maintainer by posting to the
> www.drupal-id.com forum...
> http://www.drupal-id.com/where_thetinymce_module_maintainer
> It's only 5AM there right now, but I hope for everyone's sanity that
> we will get a response in some way, shape, or form today (tonight for
> most of us).

I do hope you get a response. Several people have tried contacting him
for the last 3 - 4 weeks with no response.

> Meanwhile, progress on restoring the 4.7 functionality to drupal-id's
> TinyMCE rewrite continues.  Scafmac released a patch to enable roles.
> Unfortunately it is limited to the 3 included .js themes...

Yep, which isn't good enough for the range of flexibility that people
have used throughout 4.7.x.

In any case, it looks like we're going to do an "unfork" and have a
bugfix party. Will update with details.

Boris Mann
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