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[kDev] Drupal tasks...
Thanks for your post on the dev site. Seeing as we haven't got
notifications on yet and seeing that this list is well established I
thought it better to answer here. Perhaps we should keeping discussion
on this list for the moment until the dev site forum/group (?) system
is up and running nicely...
I'm a Drupal developer from Canada, so I haven't had the opportunity
to meet in person and discuss what you envision for this site.
I have read the June 6 blurb in the Wiki. If you can help bring me
up to speed on current thoughts and direction, it would be
You mean http://www.kendra.org.uk/wiki/wiki.pl?KendraWebsiteUpdate ?
That's where we still are. We need to start working through that
document and seeing what can be done and how long it will take and how
to implement and what other things we should add/modify. My preference
to spec out what we want to do. But the more I see Drupal in use the
more I reckon we can just rapidly knock something up and then refine.
Then at some point we'll be happy enough to go live. Perhaps it's a
case of doing both, building and documenting in parallel, eh?
I only had a quick look around at the current site setup and here
are a couple of thoughts...
1/ The server needs an image library installed either GD2 or
ImageMagick (with the ImageAPI module).
Done with GD2.
2/ Php memory limit should be set at at least 96M for image
manipulation. (currently 64M)
Done to 96M.
3/ Cron should be set up to run cron.php at regular intervals.
Done. Now 45 minutes past every hour.
If there's not already someone poised to act, I'm willing to jump in
as time permits.
Great. We all need to chip away at the project plan. A few Drupalists
met in London a few weeks ago and we decided it was best to bring over
the project plan to the dev site and work with it there. I guess one
of the issues is how to create and format it. So far the thoughts seem
to be use "Books" (more structured than wiki pages but still
collaborative - we need to test this) and "Markdown" (better supported
In order to install modules etc. I would need full ftp access to at
least the sites directory to start. (Daniel?)
We're still looking into this. Could you give me the list of modules
you reckon we should have and I'll install them - just for the time
being? And we'll take it from there.