[development] Overloaded "profiles" terminology (was: Getting both better internal and external APIs into Drupal 7)

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Sun Jan 6 05:50:27 UTC 2008

On Jan 5, 2008 9:42 PM, Derek Wright <drupal at dwwright.net> wrote:

> On Jan 1, 2008, at 12:28 PM, catch wrote:
> > Well I missed the initial discussion with this, but agree profile
> > is likely to be confusing. However, I'm not convinced it's too late
> > to change how it's presented.
> I, too, was sounding the alarm on this one months ago... :(

I was sounding the alarm too, but was told it was too late.

Given the track record of the community, we will change it at some
point from profiles to distro/package, leave it like that for two or three
release cycle before someone decides it was a bad move, and change
it back to profile.

[Hint: taxonomy -> category -> taxonomy]

Yes, I am being cynical.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
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