[development] Very concerned over Drupal's core development
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Mon Apr 20 18:59:48 UTC 2009
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Earl Miles schrieb:
> Dries Buytaert wrote:
>> As core matures, we might see more patches getting stale. I think the
>> reason is (at least) two-fold:
>> 1) More patches compete for attention, but fewer of these patches are
>> truly important. In this case, patches getting stale is not
>> necessarily a bad thing because history has proven that important
>> patches will eventually bubble to the top for the right reasons.
> If the 'right reasons' are because the developers got frustrated with
> the process and quit pushing their patch, whereas other developers are
> extremely stubborn and managed to push their patch through anyway, then
> sure. But just because some developer is bullheaded enough to wade
> through the crap doesn't mean that's the right reasons.
Right or wrong: this is not new. You always had to be persistent (or
stubborn) in order to push through larger changes.
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