[development] Subsystem maintainers or targeted committers?
rob at robshouse.net
Mon Jul 2 19:06:09 UTC 2007
It was in no way meant as criticism. In fact, if you *had* focused only
on that one aspect, I would have still been full of praise as it seems a
very viable model.
Gabor Hojtsy wrote:
> Robert Douglass wrote:
>> The link Thomas Barregren posted was quite interesting. Indeed,
>> Drupal seems to be experiencing some of the issues the Linux kernel
>> faced some years ago, albeit not nearly as drastically. Reading
>> through that post and the rest of the comments on the mailing list
>> here bring me to some observations.
>> 1. Gabor has done a great job. In particular, he has led the drive
>> for i18n features in core. That's awesome.
>> 2. Gabor came in almost as if he had a mandate to focus on #1, and
>> indeed, he has focused nearly exclusively on #1.
>> 3. Whether this was by accident or design, it worked well and would
>> seem to be scalable and repeatable.
> While I did concentrate on language improvements, I did do a fair
> share of deep reviews, helping patches move into a Drupalish
> direction, eg. the batch API, actions, the jQuery 1.1.2 update, the
> file API, update module, quite a few theme improvements and so on...
> I hope to get recorded as a language support advocate but at the same
> time, I am not comfortable being locked into this place only ;)
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