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This morning I was appointed as Drupal Documentation Co-Lead!
Ariane's DrupalCon Copenhagen adventures: Core Dev Summit, Docs Sprints, and favourite sessions.
We want to make sure our Drupal 7 documentation is in great shape for this fantastic new release, and the Documentation Team could really use YOUR help getting there!
Last week, Zoe , Dave , and I made our way down to San Francisco for DrupalCon . It was a fantastic week, and even though I knew how many people were attending, I was still stunned by the actual size of the crowd, especially when we were all gathered together for the keynote sessions. Sadly, I missed the Core Developer Summit , which I was really looking forward to, after having to delay my trip down for a few extra days to recover a bit more from the flu. From the sounds of it (and the tiny bit I was able to catch on Ustream), it was a fantastic kickoff to the week, and led to some excellent...
This post was originally posted on my personal blog, but we thought it was worth sharing here. This one’s all Drupal folks, cause that’s pretty much all I’ve done for the last two and a half weeks. This is what happened when I asked the question, “Is there some reason we don’t just fix it all?” I did not know then what I was getting myself into…
As of today, we are now only two weeks from the Drupal 7 code freeze. When we hit Sept. 1, from then on in, only bug fixes will be worked on (no new features), as everyone focuses on generally improving the code and how it functions. Because of the deadline coming up, there is a lot of focus on getting new patches committed to HEAD before Sept. 1, and to get the patches committed, they need to be reviewed by the community and given a stamp of approval. As of 11:41am PST today, the D7 queue contains: 392 Pending bugs (D7) 345 Critical issues (D7) 1695 Patch queue (D7) 233 Patches to review (D7)...