[development] RFC: drupal as a moving target

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Tue Apr 29 05:37:35 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 29 April 2008, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Larry Garfield wrote:
> > On Monday 28 April 2008, Neil Drumm wrote:
> I believe the solution to this problem is to look at mature open source
> projects and how they handle their development model.
> PostgreSQL
> Apache
> Debian
> FreeBSD
> These are long standing, mature, well maintained and respected open
> source projects.
> Everyone of them has a long support cycle.
> Drupal is indeed a quickly moving target, frankly because of its
> immaturity. I think that the community may want to take a long hard look
> at version 7 being a real LTS release.
> Sincerely,
> Joshua D. Drake

"Looking hard" is a lot of work, both technical and manpower.  That's the 
point I was making.  We can reduce the amount of work with some careful 
planning, technological solutions, and/or money.  Thank you for volunteering 
to provide those! :-)

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