[Imc-oxford-tech] what next? D6? D7?
penguin at riseup.net
Mon Jun 13 10:05:43 PDT 2011
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On Mon 13 Jun 2011 12:25:37 BST, MrD [mrdemeanour at jackpot.uk.net]
emailed subject: "Re: [Imc-oxford-tech] what next? D6? D7?" saying ...
> On 13/06/11 11:04, Charlie Harvey wrote:
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>> I'm all for using Drupal 7.
> [snip list of reasons]
> Fair enough. Well I'll try to export what I've done as a feature (i.e.
> code), and anyone who wants to hack on it can grab it.
>> MrD already made 80% of a functional clone of our existing site over
>> a weekend, so its entirely feasible that we could make a prototype
>> rather quickly.
> "80% done" is not much done, if you accept the dictum that 90% of the
> effort is taken up by the last 10% of the functionality. Also, what I've
> done may not have been *well* done - it was thrown together with speed
> as the first priority, and exportability (as a Feature) as the second.
> Finally it was my first tangle with D7.
> I can see merit in a plan to go with D7; but we'd have to press ahead on
> our own - I do think it would be a mistake to wait for the Drupal IMC
> group to produce something.
Mike & I had a play with D7 (the SF profile) over the weekend, and I
think we pretty much made a working site (didn't get into themeing). We
didn't look into the calendar - just used the current on that's on ox4.org.
I'll have a chat with M when he's back, and see if I can get it on ox4.org
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