Why my co-workers think I'm 'special'
Ever have a moment where you read over what you've just written and realize why your co-workers think you're a little touched in the head? I just did:
This coder is new to me. This means I can't vouch for his development style. I have no idea if he uploads barely-finished dev versions expecting the userbase to do major crash-testing, or if he is cautious and only makes code available right before a stable release, expecting only minor tweaks from the userbase. 3.x could be barely usable or it could be almost finished. Dunno.
[module] released an initial, alpha version for drupal 6 this morning. You should assume that it will explode your computer and eat your children, and as such you should not use it for anything mission-critical.
This is what happens when pretty conservative webmasters (and I would most definitely describe my web-tending style as conservative, not cowboy) have projects that
- need to get started ASAP
- are built on open-source software
- can't be completed in-house due to staffing constraints, time constraints, or some other X factor