[development] image node type
walkah at walkah.net
Fri Dec 9 17:16:10 UTC 2005
On 12/9/05 12:06 PM, Jeff Eaton wrote:
>> but then... there's upload.module....
> Here's my highly opinionated contribution to the discussion.
> 1) All downloadable files should be nodes.
I like this... it certainly gets us away from the modules fighting over
> 2) Whether upload.module, file.module, or hooha.module does this is
> a side issue as long as ONE centralized module does it.
+1 for hooha.module though
> 3) Attaching a file to another node should involve:
> a) selecting an exsting file node, or
> b) uploading a file during node edit/create, which would be saved as
> a dedicated file node.
> 4) Inlining an image or a link to a file should be done using tokens.
ahhhhh.... well. maybe. the thing is if I've got a list of 'related' or
'attached' file nodes - i could just jam them in (via a themeable
nodeapi('view') call)... which requires no funny tokens or syntax from
*or* we have a great filter module with several available markup languages
*or* we have the WYSIWYG camp.
> I might be wrong. As I wrote it out, I thought of better ways to do it.
> But it's one way that it could work that would be consistent and would
> make sense.
and will make oh, 30% of folks happy. :P
James Walker :: http://walkah.net/ :: xmpp:walkah at walkah.net
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