[development] Very concerned over Drupal's core development
darrel.opry at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 01:58:00 UTC 2009
On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Earl Miles <merlin at logrus.com> wrote:
> Dries Buytaert wrote:
>> weigh in and participate in the review process. It is also important
>> that you convince other people as why your patch should bubble up --
>> this is something a lot of people can get better at.
> This statement right here is what's wrong with Drupal core development. At
> this time, you must be better at debate, arguing and general Drupal politics
> than you are at actual code design and implementation.
> At one point 'talk is silver, code is gold' was the motto. But this has
> changed. Now talk is gold and code is defined by those who talk the best.
The barrier for me isn't the complexity by any means. It's more the politics
and sheer stubborness required to implement change. I'm not a politician.
I'm a programmer.
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