[development] image node type

Karoly Negyesi karoly at negyesi.net
Sat Dec 10 09:24:51 UTC 2005

On Sat, 10 Dec 2005 09:45:42 +0100, Bèr Kessels <ber at webschuur.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 11:06:25AM -0600, 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.
>> 2) Whether upload.module, file.module, or hooha.module does this is
>>    a side issue as long as ONE centralized module does it.
>> 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.
>> 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.
>> --Jeff
> Wow! two words: perfect idea. :)

Yeah. And solves the 'private files' at the same time. Awesome idea!

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