[development] Contrib longevity

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Wed Jan 31 04:35:12 UTC 2007

On 1/30/07, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
> And on an entirely different topic, I've a question for the other contrib
> maintainers out there.
> With Drupal 5 out, most modules are or will be upgraded to it.  Drupal 4.7
> itself is in maintenance mode.  What about contribs for it?
> If you maintain a contrib module, will you be providing just bug fixes for the
> 4.7 version after your 5 version is released?  Will you maintain feature
> development on both?  If so, for how long?

You set your own rules. Maintaining just 5 is fine. What if a lot of
people want stuff added to 4.7? Ask for a maintainer for the 4.7
branch, just like Drupal.

Boris Mann
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