[development] PHP 5 > aggregator.module rewrite to XML API?

Alexander Barth alex at developmentseed.org
Tue Jun 19 19:33:07 UTC 2007

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 12:33:11 PM, you wrote:

> On 6/19/07, Alexander Barth <alex at developmentseed.org> wrote:
> Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 12:03:28 PM, you wrote:

>>> Hallelujah. So...if Morbus needs to move, can we start on the
>>> foundations of the one, true pluggable aggregation API of doom,
>>> together, now? 

>> The "problem" is the SOC project. If we help out on that, we potentially
>> invalidate his application and earnings. If we don't help out on that,
>> we do what? Work on Feed Parser? SimpleFeed? A brand new module? 

> I don't see how we could invalidate Aron's application and earnings by
> helping out on his SoC project. Quite the contrary, I think
> everybody's input is very important to make sure that it is a success 
> for the Drupal community.

> Morbus meant actually working on code....which he wants/needs to do to scratch his own itch.

> So: how to work with Aaron's stuff while being able to forge ahead with producing running code?

Thanks for clarification - got that wrong.

We were discussing the same thing here at Development Seed.

I am afraid we'll have to wait until the baby takes shape and there
is actually code to build on. Obviously there are ways to make things
faster by helping Aron with vetting solutions and further on
with testing, patching and feedback. I got some time set aside for

When exactly it makes sense to jump on the new platform depends a lot
on the deadlines of the project at hand. The SoC's deadlines are
published here: http://aggregation.novaak.net/


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