[Imc-oxford-tech] Drupal IMC list comes to life
penguin at riseup.net
Mon May 9 06:34:10 PDT 2011
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On 09/05/11 14:20, Mr. Demeanour wrote:
> On 09/05/2011 12:33, penguin wrote:
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>> Are you on the imc drupal list? It's been extremely quite for a long
>> time, but has exploded into life over the last couple of days.
> No. I'm a member of the Indymedia Drupal group.
>> It sounds like there might be some energy to develop a D7 install,
>> and also some discussion of whether d7 is ready for an IMC site, or
>> if people should stick with d6 until more modules are ported.
> Thanks. I've just read it.
> They seem to take the view that there's several months' work for several
> people there. I guess I concur, if you include design and planning work,
> and in view of the fact that they're planning a versatile and probably
> quite complicated project, with lots of modules.
I agree. I guess it's how complete a site we would want. However if key
modules aren't working (e.g. I know the calendar still has may bugs), it
would be hard to get a D7 site up.
> There's no consensus that D7 is ready yet. So it might be an idea
> to just take the IMC Alba (Scotland) D6 profile and go with that, if you
> are in any kind of hurry. Although Drupal doesn't guarantee *code*
> compatibility between major versions, data should not need porting.
I was thinking something similar
> BTW: There is now a call to exclude all Mayday members from access to
> network resources such as the docs server and mailing lists. This would
> make it hard for me to participate in such a project. Also I notice that
> the omnipresent Bart is on that list. I'm afraid I would find it quite
> impossible for me to work with him.
> In fact this proposal would make my continued participation in Oxford
> Indy pretty awkward too; I'm thinking about voluntarily excluding myself
> from the Oxford collective until it's all died down. I am having
> difficulty reconciling Oxford's neutrality with my participation in
> Mayday. If any of you have advice on this, I'd love to hear it.
> At any rate, you clearly need to plan for the possibility that I might
> soon lose the ability to moderate the Oxford mailing lists.
If it comes to you being excluded, I would be willing to take this on.
Should go to the full list first (there's only 3 of us on this list)
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