[development] Code freeze?

Dries Buytaert 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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