[development] new features in D6 core?

Cameron Eagans cweagans at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 07:29:18 UTC 2009

You could always build it out as a contrib module, though. It sounds pretty
Cameron Eagans
Owner, Black Storms Studios, LLC

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 1:12 AM, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com>wrote:

> On Friday 23 October 2009 1:54:34 am Andrew Schulman wrote:
> > Are new features still being considered for Drupal 6 core?
> >
> > I've coded a new "Set language" option for the bulk node update form at
> > admin/content/node.  I filed an issue report with a patch and screenshot,
> > at http://drupal.org/node/609262 .
> >
> > But from my reading of other issue reports, it seems that the 6.x API is
> > considered to be frozen at this point.  If I understand correctly, that
> > would rule out including my patch, which adds some hooks to the locale
> > module.  Can someone please tell me if this is true, or even better,
> point
> > me to a definitive statement?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Andrew.
> Yes this is true.  Once a Drupal version is released it accepts only bug
> and
> security fixes while new features are added to the next major version.
>  Drupal
> 6 is the current stable release and therefore is not taking new features.
> Drupal 7 actually just went into feature freeze this month, so is not
> taking
> new features either while we focus on performance optimization, bug fixes,
> and
> UX improvements until it is released, *probably* sometime early next year
> but
> that depends on how good a job of we do of tracking down and squishing
> bugs.
> (Help is always appreciated!)  Once Drupal 7 is released, it will be the
> stable version and not accept anything but bug and security fixes while
> development begins on Drupal 8, which will accept all kinds of wacky new
> stuff
> during its development cycle until its feature freeze, and the cycle
> repeats.
> --
> Larry Garfield
> larry at garfieldtech.com
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