[development] Code freeze?
dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 08:02:10 UTC 2008
OK, we'll postpone the code freeze for now. At this point, I won't
make any decisions or promises about when the code freeze will be.
I'l revisit this question in a couple months time.
On 26 Jun 2008, at 22:02, Laura Scott wrote:
>> The slow uptake of D6 is due mostly to everyone and their brother
>> taking the opportunity to rewrite their contrib modules at the same
>> time as upgrading to D6, or right before doing so. Views, Panels,
>> Project*, CCK, filefield, imagefield, and a half-dozen others have
>> major improvements planned in contrib space that are progressing;
>> they just take time. Those, in turn, block dozens of other modules.
> +1 from a community marketing perspective as well. I'm glad there's
> general consensus that with the tail wagging the dog, Drupal will
> benefit from a slowdown so D6 can get established in the marketplace
> before pushing D7 out. However, I'm -1 on making this a policy
> towards a new 18-month release cycle. I feel rolling with the flow
> makes sense. If D8 is coming along well, there will be little to
> gain by delaying it in the interests of a general slowdown.
Dries Buytaert :: http://buytaert.net
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