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Moodle hackfest logoIt’s day two of our Moodle hackfest in the Czech Republic and the topic currently under discussion is backup in Moodle 2.0. Moodle’s knight in shining armour Eloy Lafuente is tasked with improving backup reliability and performance as well as implementing requested features such as anonymised backups. It’s a real pleasure to finally meet Eloy in person at the hackfest after communicating online for several years.

Yesterday senior developer Petr Skoda led discussions on a number of Moodle 2.0 improvements, including a roles and enrolments rewrite and site-wide groups.

To avoid confusion with course groups, we need to come up with a good name for site-wide groups. Can anyone come up with anything better than the following: clusters, cohorts, crowds, tribes or groupies?

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The Moodle HQ team in Perth is increasing in size and now includes six developers. The latest addition is Andrew Davis, who has been helping out with QA and small bug fixes since he began a fortnight ago.

Meanwhile, European HQ members are looking forward to the upcoming Moodle hackfest in the Czech Republic in a week’s time, where no doubt Moodle 2.0 will be the hot topic of conversation. Also on the agenda for discussion is Moodle 3.0!

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