Talking Drupal #320 - Drupal 8 End of Life

November 02, 2021
Today we are talking about Drupal 8 End of Life and much more with Gábor Hojtsy.


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  • 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
  • Current Projects
  • Contributions
  • Next big thing
  • Core committer experience over the years
  • Initiative lead, lead
  • Merge request support with gitlab
  • Making core committer’s life easier
commit 62f939944f9ecdff0cfb84e1eb057237ad3d52ed
Author: Dries Buytaert <[email protected]>
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 <[email protected]>
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 protected]>
Date:   Sun Sep 28 18:23:13 2003 +0000
    - Translation improvements for the block module help.  Patch by Gabor.
commit 7531e82969cda841d2e03a736c2b0568ed2647e7
Author: Dries Buytaert <[email protected]>
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
      Other modules, such as the project module, should use this as well
      or they risk to send out /invalid/ mails.

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