[development] Lineage module --- nested trees
dries at buytaert.net
Wed Dec 7 21:11:44 UTC 2005
>> Well, killes commented in the issue that you will have problems
>> with multiple inheritance. I just pointed out that with
>> hook_taxonomy you could move this to a module. I was not thinking
>> on other trees, but Dries is quite right that there are many
>> single inheritance trees in Drupal (we talked a lot about them)
>> AND many taxonomies are not multi inheritance -- they could
>> benefit from this, too.
>> I hope this clarifies what's happened so far.
> I think it was the right path, too. What Dries wants out of this --
> and I had not even thought about -- is a generic algorithm that can
> be used for any tree. It makes a lot of sense, but I was only
> focused on taxonomy because of what I was doing.
> A little bit of contemplation is showing me that some thought is
> going to have to go into the design. I will post a draft on the
> forum later today for feedback. There's a couple of different ways
> to do this and I want to present them both (or all if I think of a
> third) and see what people think.
Thanks Earl. I hope it is possible to come up with a generic
implementation that is elegant; it could significantly speed up the
Looking forward to your designs,
Dries Buytaert :: http://www.buytaert.net/
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