[development] Design work on fields in core and more

Darrel O'Pry darrel.opry at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 22:53:01 UTC 2008

Is there a tidy executive summary of what was discussed anywhere? It's a
lot to read and piece together without a good overview... 

On Sun, 2008-02-10 at 17:49 -0500, Barry Jaspan wrote:
> Six Drupal developers met for three days in Feburary 2008 to work on 
> and re-design Drupal's core data architecture. We began with an 
> overly broad list of topics and goals and spoke in very general terms 
> about "Drupal's overall mission" and similarly vague concepts. By the 
> end of the design sprint, we devised a tangible vision for Drupal's 
> future and an understandable method for getting there.
> In more concrete terms, we talked about moving CCK fields in core and 
> how local data fields (e.g. votes, comments, whatever) can be 
> attached to remote data objects.
> Our notes and discussions are available at 
> http://groups.drupal.org/data-architecture-design-sprint.  Please 
> read at least everything starting from our Day 1 notes before telling 
> us how stupid we are.  :-)
> Thanks,
> Barry

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