[development] Some of core to contrib?

Csuthy Balint csuthyb at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 15:54:01 UTC 2009

Cornelius wrote:
> Karoly Negyesi schrieb:
>>> Packaging in the sense of packaging scripts on drupal.org. I. e. 
>>> where would
>>> I send people to download a tarball of the aggregator DRUPAL-7--2 
>>> version?
>> project/aggregator.
> who would search there? Most people will never use a DRUPAL-X--2 
> version, as they simply don't know about it - except if you provide 
> them via update-status, where it annoys the people who want their 
> 'stable' core as shipped. This would imho lead to frustration of the 
> foo.module's maintainer as all the new features he developed have to be
> a) forward-ported for HEAD of drupal
> b) maintained for current drupal, with a low user-base.
> I think it's better for these modules, that, if they *are* stable in a 
> x.y-2.x release and this release contains the same features as the 
> x.y-1.x release (shipped with core) did is deployed to all sites with 
> this module through drupal's update mechanism.
> Cornelius
the update status may list (core-hybrid module) 
project/aggregator-7.x-2.x as "Also available" as it does with any 
contrib module, and it does not force you to update. I do not see the 
problem here.

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