[Product-Developers] Re: Modifying existing product in the collective

Tim Knapp duffyd at kokorice.org
Mon Mar 17 20:26:24 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2008-03-17 at 20:12 +0000, Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Tim Knapp wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > There was some conversation[1] 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.

Was in the forwarded message (i.e. below my original message to list :)

> 
> 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?

See message above.

-Tim

> 
> Martin
> 
> 





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