[development] Some of core to contrib?

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Tue Apr 21 18:10:45 UTC 2009

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Karoly Negyesi schrieb:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 8:38 AM, Nathaniel Catchpole
> <catch56 at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Looks like we could try to do this without changing HEAD development
>> at all - if Alex starts with OpenID and Aggregator 2.x branches in
>> contrib, then anyone who wants to could do the same for the other
>> optional core modules. Then if it works we could look at better
>> infrastructure around it.
> This is not so simple. The gain for Alex would be that he can work on
> DRUPAL-7--1 while core is open with much more freedom.
> here, let me state this: would the quality of the code of aggregator
> be less high than the core standards? maybe. but, it already is way
> below.

How do you reach this judgement?

> These only-by-history core module are already not core quality so
> let them develop more freely. We are looking for responsible
> maintainers so I am sure they wont degrade into a stinking pile of
> debris.

I use aggregator on drupal.org and the only feature I miss is to
exclude specific posts from a feed.

Anything added beyond that would constitute cruft in my pov.

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