Talking Drupal Newsletter #320
Today we are talking about Drupal 8 End of Life and much more with Gábor Hojtsy.
John - NEDCamp is in two weeks
April - Planning Drupal Camp Asheville in person next year
Gábor - Thinking of all versions of Drupal
Nic - Vacation was great - visited Salem
What End of Life (EoL) means
Statistics on number of sites
Why D8 EoL is before D7
What can people do to continue using D8
Does the new release schedule and EoL schedule improve the platform
Improvements to the process
Process expected for D9 and D10
D8 -> D9 migration process affect on adoption
Expected differences with D7 EoL
Next big thing
Core committer experience over the years
Initiative lead, lead
Merge request support with gitlab
Making core committer’s life easier
Closure of the multilingual initiative
(over 1600 contributors credited on this issue!)
First core contributions (drupal.org issues did not yet exist, you would send in a patch via email) found through git log --reverse --grep “Gabor” | less
commit 62f939944f9ecdff0cfb84e1eb057237ad3d52ed Author: Dries Buytaert <email@example.com> Date: Tue Sep 16 17:35:02 2003 +0000 - Added 'escape HTML' option to the filters. Patch by Gabor Hojtsy. commit 069e1bb87b9971f160f8ddccfe95335986dd17e0 Author: Dries Buytaert <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sun Sep 28 17:07:46 2003 +0000 - More translation fixes for the menu items. Patch by Gabor. commit bcfa6dca1e6646a50f12f617425c6087cae97ac8 Author: Dries Buytaert <email@example.com> Date: Sun Sep 28 18:23:13 2003 +0000 - Translation improvements for the block module help. Patch by Gabor. commit 7531e82969cda841d2e03a736c2b0568ed2647e7 Author: Dries Buytaert <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon Sep 29 18:35:46 2003 +0000 - Made sure non US-ASCII mails are sent out properly. Patch by Gabor. TODO: rename user_mail() to drupal_mail() and move it to common.inc. Other modules, such as the project module, should use this as well or they risk to send out /invalid/ mails.
Gábor Hojtsy - www.hojtsy.hu
Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan
John Picozzi - www.epam.com @johnpicozzi
April Sides - @weekbeforenext
Module of the Week
Views AJAX History
Enable bookmaking of AJAX views. Supports filters and paging.
Chad’s Book Corner
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.
Understanding how trauma impacts you and others might seem like an odd topic to recommend, but you need to be a better you. You should empathize with the very real physiological and psychological impact that the world has on you and others. Learn more about how the mind and body work together to improve your work relationships, communication, and life practices!
by Chad Hester @chadkhester www.chadkhester.com
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