[drupal-devel] Event changes
weitzman at tejasa.com
Sat Apr 23 10:48:17 UTC 2005
> Perhaps a dedicated node type is an interim solution, but it is VERY
not limiting at all. see below.
> As an example of what can be done by using flexinode/event: I am
> currently developing a site where the client wants visitors to be able
> to signup for (paid) workshops and classes. I created a flexinode
> content type with fields for things like 'presenter', 'subject',
> 'additional info', and whatnot. Then I configured this node-type to
> receive fields from event.module and location.module. We can then use
> the ecommerce "product" tab to add price and inventory management
> (workshop capacity) to this geocoded, date-tagged node! And it shows
> up on the calendar, on the product page, and is searchable by
> location. Very powerful!
a very fine example - thanks.
> Let's be sure that we don't inadvertently limit that with a narrow
> view of what an "event" is.
a dedicated event node type would be an *option* for people who just
want to add events to their site in a quick, easy way. noone is talking
about precluding other node types from becoming events.
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