September Meeting - more Drupal 8?

pferlito's picture

I'd like to direct everyone's attention to Cameron Eagan's post today. Cameron was one of our speakers last month on Drupal 8. This is an important and brave piece of writing that echoes the concerns that some of us have expressed (privately) about Drupal 8.

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Been on my mind

Kristen Pol's picture

Yeah... this stuff has been on my mind. Maybe we can have a open discussion about Drupal and Drupal 8 and the future.

Here is the blog post by

pferlito's picture

Here is the blog post by Dries responding to D8 concerns: http://buytaert.net/why-the-big-architectural-changes-in-drupal-8

Ferlito/van der Wyk -- Web design and development
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Backdrop fork

darrylri's picture

Have you been following the Backdrop fork of Drupal 7?
http://pingv.com/blog/backdrop-forking-drupal

Yes we see it as Drupal for

pferlito's picture

Yes we see it as Drupal for the 99%. We're keeping an eye on it. Thanks!

Ferlito/van der Wyk -- Web design and development
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Watching a Prague video.

pferlito's picture

Watching a Prague video. Speaker says Drupal 8 ships with jQuery 2. Sure enough here it is: https://drupal.org/node/1966536. jQuery 2 does not support IE before IE9. That'll be interesting to say the least.

Ferlito/van der Wyk -- Web design and development
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I think I read somewhere that

darrylri's picture

I think I read somewhere that there's already an override module to go back to jQuery 1.x. Drupal itself doesn't rely on anything new in 2.x, it's just playing the usual catch up. I think you have to be running XP or Vista to be running IE < 9...