[development] Lineage module --- nested trees

Earl Miles merlin at logrus.com
Wed Dec 7 15:57:20 UTC 2005

Dries Buytaert wrote:
> On 07 Dec 2005, at 11:09, Robert Douglass wrote:
>> Someone has been very very busy:
>> http://drupal.org/node/40233
> The comment module uses a similar technique.  As discussed before,  the 
> better approach would be to add a generic nested tree algorithm  to 
> core.  Such algorithm could be re-used by the (i) comment module,  (ii) 
> book outlines, (iii) taxomomy trees, etc.  I wish merlinofchaos  would 
> turn this into a generic core API, rather than a contributed  module.

Interestingly, I initially submitted this as a patch to core and was immediately 
told it didn't belong there.

I can think about how to genericize the algorithm and make it available to core 
somewhere. I'll have to look at the content module.

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