[Product-Developers] Re: Modifying existing product in the collective
optilude at gmx.net
Mon Mar 17 20:12:00 UTC 2008
Tim Knapp wrote:
> There was some conversation recently on the Plone Enterprise list re.
> etiquette (is this the right term :) to follow when proposing an update
> to a product in the collective. I was just wanting to send a message to
> the list for feedback in the case where a developer has attempted to
> contact the product maintainer a reasonable number of times (see
> forwarded messages below) but hasn't had a reply - what to do then? Do
> products just stagnate or can they be taken over if the original product
> maintainer is longer actively maintaining it? How would I/someone else
> get access to the product page on plone.org to update it?
In the first instance, do your work in a branch.
If the maintainer doesn't respond after a reasonable amount of time, I'd
say post here and can talk about it.
> The code change I propose has been tested in a production environment
> (and is still being used successfully on a couple of sites).
Cool. What is it?
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want to work with Plone. See http://martinaspeli.net/plone-book
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