[development] Drupal 7 "When it's Ready"

Tao Starbow starbow at citris-uc.org
Wed Mar 4 18:12:30 UTC 2009

How about, no release until "0 critical bugs, drupal.org is upgraded, 
and 5 of the top 10 modules on http://drupal.org/project/usage are 

Of course, what you really want is for that metric to be met earlier in 
the cycle, so that some of the experience gained by upgrading drupal.org 
and the module can actually inform core.


Greg Knaddison wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:29 AM, Aaron Winborn <winborn at advomatic.com> wrote:
> <great stuff>
> My sense (hope?) is that Drupal7 will only be released when "0
> critical bugs AND drupal.org is upgraded."  I think this should solve
> most of the problem you cite because drupal.org now and increasingly
> relies on many of the major modules.
> It may lead to some uncomfortable feelings (if we are 4 months after
> code freeze and no d.o upgrade in site, for example) but those
> uncomfortable feelings will fuel desire to work on the modules needed
> for d.o.  That will also give time for developers of other modules.
> Regards,
> Greg

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