[Vtigercrm-developers] The Forge?
barra at greenbitweb.com
Wed Jan 30 04:53:56 PST 2013
i think that host project on github is the better solution to improve
2013/1/30 Sreenivas Kanumuru <svk at vtiger.com>
> Hi Błażej, Adam, John,
> Thanks for sharing your feedback.
> All our developers have been working feverishly to get Vtiger CRM 6
> completed and released. Though our team has grown considerably in the
> past year,
> Vtiger 6 has taken all our energy and some more. We are also releasing a
> security patch for Vtiger CRM 5.4 in February. As a result of this, our
> efforts on
> reviewing extensions and forge projects faltered. I apologize for the delays
> (Adam, Geo Tools project has been activated on forge)
> *Connecting better with Developers*
> We are working on several initiatives to make Vtiger more developer
> 1. Vtiger CRM 6 will be more developer friendly . Reference - Vtiger 6
> Developer 'Guide<https://wiki.vtiger.com/index.php/Vtiger_6_Developer_Guide>
> 2. Upgrading vtiger forums to foster better discussions including
> code-related ones. We plan to roll out new forums within a week
> 3. Replacing Forge (see below)
> 4. Appoint Community Liaison to improve communication with developers
> We plan to complete the above within the next 2 to 3 months.
> *Forge or Github?*
> Vtiger forge is running on a old gForge version. We are deliberating on
> whether to switch to gitlabs platform, or whether it is better for
> directly host projects on github.com. git certainly makes sharing code
> easier, and we are tempted to make the switch to either the self-hosted or
> the cloud one. We welcome your thoughts on this.
> *Participating on the developers list*
> Adam said:
>> *This is the only developer mailing list I'm on that the core developers don't
>> participate -- and I don't mean answering questions, I mean asking them,
>> talking about upcoming features, and taking advantage of the experience and
>> perspective that other programmers bring to the table.*
> We are getting better at asking for help (ex: vtiger 6 UI design feedback
> requests, giving early access to Vtiger 6 code to get feedback), but i
> agree we can benefit more by consulting more often.
> *Vtiger 6 Status*
> We expect to release RC version and final versions in March/April
> timeframe. Settings pages and a small set of features (Duplicate merging,
> ..etc) are yet to be implemented in the new UI. You can access the Vtiger 6
> code updates here - svn link<http://vtiger.blr/svn/comvtiger/vtigercrm/branches/6.0.0/>
> (we will publish latest code again next week)
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 4:29 AM, John Crisp <john at reetspetit.net> wrote:
>> On 29/01/13 21:16, Adam Heinz wrote:
>> > It is unfortunate that the vtigercrm-developers mailing list only sees
>> > traffic from third party developers. This is the only developer mailing
>> > list I'm on that the core developers don't participate -- and I don't
>> > mean answering questions, I mean asking them, talking about upcoming
>> > features, and taking advantage of the experience and perspective that
>> > other programmers bring to the table.
>> Yup, and it is a great shame, and a reason for many departing...
>> There is no real sense of 'community' with the developers - more 'them'
>> and 'us'
>> I sometimes wonder what they are afraid of.
>> My 2c worth...
>> B. Rgds
Matteo Baranzoni - Greenbit WEB
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