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Re: Is Drizzle a developers-only project?

 

or like pecl.php.net too

On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 9:04 AM, Jay Pipes <Jay.Pipes@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Doh, I meant this:
>
> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/
>
> Cheers,
>
> Jay
>
>
> Jay Pipes wrote:
>>
>> ++
>>
>> I think this is basically what we've envisioned as well.  One thing that
>> really does need to be done, IMHO, is establish a dedicated sub-website for
>> Drizzle modules so that a user can easily search for modules that fit their
>> needs.  This would allow plugin/module developers to write up good
>> documentation and descriptions about their modules and for the community to
>> vote and review those modules.
>>
>> Think Firefox's extensions website. :)
>>
>> http://addons.firefox.org
>>
>> -jay
>>
>> Brian Moon wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> But that means that many users will actually need to obtain
>>>>> particular plugins and properly install and configure them. And
>>>>> that's assuming
>>>>
>>>> You should be able to download source for Drizzle, do a ./configure&&
>>>> make&&  make install and have a useful database. Trimming down
>>>> plugins is for an advanced user, not a basic user.
>>>>
>>>> Ideally a user would just be using a version of Drizzle from their
>>>> distribution (or a downloaded binary for OSX and Windows).
>>>
>>> I am not sure what most people on this lists opinion of PHP is, but in
>>> this area, they get it pretty darn right.  The "default" extensions
>>> (plugins) that are built by a ./configure && make && make install are the
>>> most commonly used things and things that users _expect_ to be there.
>>>  Things like MySQL support, image manipulation, etc.  Those things can be
>>> compiled out if you don't need them and wish for a slimmer PHP binary.  The
>>> Gentoo package, for example, has nearly no extensions compile by default.
>>>  They are turned on with USE flags.
>>>
>>> So, I would expect Drizzle to compile with the most common, sensible
>>> setup that provides a good general purpose database for the target use case
>>> that Drizzle is built for, the web.
>>>
>>> Brian Moon
>>> http://brian.moonspot.net/
>>>
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