On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 3:23 AM, Mark A. Hershberger <mah(a)everybody.org> wrote:
I saw (via Siebrand) this tweet Tuesday from Nils
Adermann of Composer fame:
Fusing #PHP communities: Promising discussions on code reuse in
#MediaWiki through #composerphp this afternoon at @wikimedia, thanks
What is the status on this discussion? Are we planning to use Composer
in the future? This sounds really exciting!
We had an impromptu conversation with Nils since he's currently
staying very close to the SF office this week. Had we not run into
scheduling issues, we might have had him join our weekly tech chat so
that remote participants. We plan to have him in a tech chat in the
No decisions were made. The discussion we had was really an
educational one for Chris Steipp, Aaron Schulz and myself. Nils
demonstrated the main features of Composer to us, and then the
conversation wandered on to Symfony.
Symfony, incidentally, has apparently been through a major rewrite in
the not-too-distant past, and now focuses on providing a suite of
reusable standalone components. Apparently, several older projects
(phpBB, Joomla Platform, Drupal) are starting to incorporate Symfony
components in their work.
Some of what we were doing was a brief redux of the conversation many
of us had at the GSoC Mentors Summit. Very rough notes here: