Twitter is one good Example for this idea because you can follow users, websites, news, etc... Following a module??? or theme??? It's like creating a list of modules that you like or are using, that list (Click-able URLs) will grow as you follow. If there is a new version, security updates, some type of improvements, problems, etc... those notifications can appear on Dashboard by topic "Following Projects (All) / Themes". ...more »
This is an out of the box idea. While readingm please forget technical difficulties. Look at other software: Firefox/chrome/mobile apps. They all auto update. Could we not arrange that the drupal core (or a distribution) automagically updates itself? This could more easily be done between major versions, it is too late for drupal 7 to do this, but drupal 8 could do this. It could itself get the latest security patches(in ...more »
We can follow issues on individual project pages, but I'd love to be able to follow project releases/builds. I.e. it would be easier to have a list of projects that I was following rather than having to look through a myriad of project pages that I'm interested in.
In order to provide maximum information flexibility to developers and users, most pages containing lists should have RSS feeds available.
Particularly Tracker and friends, as well as e.g. module landing page revisions, so that you can receive notifcations about module updates that aren't actual releases, but still may be relevant.
Stuff like that.