[development] Please help clear out Drupal 6 critical issue queue

Nathaniel Catchpole catch56 at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 7 14:07:48 UTC 2009

I think the Drupal 6 criticals queue would get a lot more attention if we
linked to it directly from the contributors block like we do for D7 - see
this very old and neglected feature request in the webmasters queue:


On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Gábor Hojtsy <gabor at hojtsy.hu> wrote:

> Hi,
> The current Drupal 6 critical issue queue is 2 pages long. It was
> three earlier today, and I took around 1.5 - 2 hours today to clean up
> some of the very old cruft. Most issues were duplicates of things
> dealt with elsewhere, even some issues were solved already in current
> Drupal versions. Some really interesting items popped up however,
> which were not dealt with (eg. installer cannot be used to set up
> multisites, taxonomy term paths with views, taxonomy term deletion
> problems, etc). There were also developer issues, which were not
> critical to Drupal, but only problems with people on using our APIs.
> All-in-all it would be good if some other dedicated fellows could help
> clear out the critical issue queue, so that it only has real critical
> issues remaining:
> http://drupal.org/project/issues?projects=3060&categories=bug%2Ctask&priorities=1&states=1%2C8%2C13%2C14&versions=97368%2C345833%2C345462%2C324832%2C318701%2C295065%2C280583%2C244667%2C227618%2C219510%2C216077%2C208616%2C202820%2C198188%2C194287%2C184399%2C175832%2C221219
> As it is, it does not shed a good light on Drupal 6 that it seems to
> have so many critical issues open, while many of these are either
> developer support requests, already solved, or interaction problems
> with contrib modules.
> Thanks for your help,
> Gábor Hojtsy (Drupal 6 maintainer)
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