[development] Fwd: Drupal.org uprade: contributed module dependencies

Dries Buytaert dries at buytaert.net
Tue Nov 27 11:37:54 UTC 2007

Oops, typo in e-mail address.

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> From: Chad Phillips -- Apartment Lines <chad at apartmentlines.com>
> Date: Mon 26 Nov 2007 20:11:40 GMT+01:00
> To: Dries Buytaert <dries at buytaert.net>
> Cc: developement at drupal.org, Derek Wright <drupal at dwwright.net>,  
> James Walker <walkah at walkah.net>
> Subject: Re: Drupal.org uprade: contributed module dependencies
> our current project* roadmap to 6.x is here: http://groups.drupal.org/node/6180
> as you can see, much still remains to be done. we could shortcut  
> some of that stuff and start the port to 6.x sooner, but i think  
> that will only make things harder for derek and i in the long run,  
> and i'd prefer not to do that.
> both of us have communicated our need for assistance in getting  
> project* 6.x compat (multiple times on the mailing list, in IRC,  
> etc), mentioning that it could hold up a D6 release -- but sadly,  
> few have stepped up to help.  on the bright side, there has been  
> good recent progress in the views conversion.
> i'd say it's theoretically possible to have everything done in 4  
> weeks -- but realistically, unless we get some funding, or more  
> people pitching in now, it's not gonna happen.
> chad
> On Nov 26, 2007, at 7:18 PM, Dries Buytaert wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> traditionally, one of the requirements to release a major Drupal  
>> release, is us eating our own dogfood at drupal.org.  That is, we  
>> always maintained a tradition of testing a major Drupal release on  
>> drupal.org itself.
>> As a first release candidate is eminent, I want to reach out and  
>> inquiry about the status of the contributed modules that we use on  
>> drupal.org, and the project/issue related modules in particular.
>> Other notable modules that drupal.org depends on are the image  
>> module, the image gallery module, the simplenews module, the port  
>> stemmer module, the code filter module, and the CVS integration  
>> module.
>> What is the likelihood of these modules being production-ready in  
>> the next 2-4 weeks?  It would be great to get a status update from  
>> their maintainers.  We should start a concentrated effort to get  
>> this modules in prime condition relatively soon.  If not, they risk  
>> being release blockers.
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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

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