[drupal-devel] Re: Allowing non-techs to do cool things

Gerhard Killesreiter killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Tue Apr 26 12:40:43 UTC 2005

On Tue, 26 Apr 2005, Dries Buytaert wrote:

> On 26 Apr 2005, at 12:12, Gabor Hojtsy wrote:
> >> Gotta agree with Djun.  I wouldn't be able to use Linux/Unix without
> >> being able to "stitch" a few commands together and manipulate their
> >> output.  Writing small script or composite command lines really helps
> >> to get things done quickly.  Similarly, what would Apple be without
> >> Applescript?
> >
> > Problem is that if you break a shell script, there is no problem. If
> > you break a Drupal module, then Drupal will completely break. It is
> > like fiddling with the linux kernel (without having a backup to boot),
> > not like writing a shell script.
> I know but we already have PHP nodes/blocks and most of us can't
> without these.

PHP blocks are not for people that I'd describe as non-techs...

This is rather what I'd recommend for the kind of people I am thinking


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