[Framework-Team] Re: [plone4] - Initial PLIP drafts coming in
Jens W. Klein
jens at bluedynamics.com
Tue Dec 23 12:10:00 UTC 2008
In your PLIPs you wrote i.e. here https://dev.plone.org/plone/ticket/8593
to remove parts out of "Plone the Product". I fully agree to remove
features from the core!
But I think if we do so, there should be a set of "Managed Plone
Products". Important add-ons like LinguaPlone or the removed parts should
get in a "managed by the Plone [Foundation|Team X]" state.
In my opinion major tasks of this group of people are i.e.:
* identify important add-ons,
* ask the maintainer/author of the add-on if she/he agrees,
* manage a list of those add-ons,
* do quality assurance on those add-ons
* ensure an upgrade path to new plone releases,
* look at plips and how they may influence managed add-ons.
The list of add-ons should be short and only widely used features should
make it onto it. I think here of modules like LinguaPlone, PloneFormGen,
IMO it is very important to ensure important add-ons to be compatible
with future plone releases. This gives trust to integrators of Plone.
Risk: Modules not on this list get underestimated. Which would be wrong.
If current teams structure is not sufficient for this task, we could
introduce a new "Add-On Team".
-- Jens Klein
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