[development] Early Drupal 6 review from Chris Messina

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 08:25:23 UTC 2007

On 11 Nov 2007, at 17:48, Wim Mostrey wrote:

>>> 'Cause if someone just wants a blog, we tell them to use  
>>> WordPress. No
>>> one benefits from making Drupal into "Super WordPress."

I don't mind having two or three profiles ship with Drupal core.  They  
could help market install profiles and gives people one or two  
concrete examples to start from when building their own profiles.  I  
think this would come a long way in helping to promote install profiles.

Specifically, I'm willing to accept a dummy.profile that populates  
your Drupal site with some dummy data and that gives you a kick start  
by pre-configuring a number of common things (i.e. it could create an  
about-page at q?=about, and it could setup a contact form that is  
accessible from the primary navigation).  In fact, I wouldn't mind a  
blog.profile either -- it could also setup 'tags'-vocabulary with a  
term 'Drupal' or something.

If we think this is important, and if they emerge within the next day  
or two, we could ship those with Drupal 6.  These are important  
usability/strategic improvements, not API changes.

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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