[drupal-devel] Event changes

Earl Dunovant prometheus6 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 21:53:50 UTC 2005

+1. I was about to do pretty much the same thing, because I can't
think of a way to search Flexinodes.

On 4/18/05, Boris Mann <boris.bryght at gmail.com> wrote:
> After looking at the event code for 4.6, and also the upgrade path, I
> want to discuss the idea of perhaps creating a simple event node type.
> I reallize that long term flexinode-like concepts will go into core,
> but flexinode is not an ideal solution for *simple* event needs --
> it's not simple to theme, the upgrade path is horribly complicated,
> and it (unnecessarily) places a requirement of using flexinode if you
> want an event that doesn't "use up" a core node type.
> So, my suggestion is as follows:
> * create an event.module that is the *real* 4.6 version and duplicates
> the functionality of the 4.5 events module (i.e. a location field) but
> ties into the new event code
> * move Aaron's event API stuff to a module called eventapi.module
> An alternative would also be to make event + eventapi a bundle: this
> would mean a single download enables a basic event node type.
> --
> Boris Mann
> http://www.bryght.com
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