[development] Node options
dries at buytaert.net
Wed Dec 28 07:49:59 UTC 2005
> I've been working on "Allow post options to not be reset" (http://
> drupal.org/node/38451) for awhile now.
> That patch currently adds a per-node-type setting which controls
> what happens to the 5 publishing options (published, promoted, etc)
> when a user who doesn't have permission to change those options
> edits a node. The options are either reset to the defaults for the
> node type (the current behavior) or are left unchanged.
> There is some need for making this setting per-node, but I'm not
> sure if the need is large enough to justify adding that setting to
> every node editing screen (sure, it would be hidden by default, but
> it is still there).
> I expect the awkwardness around this to go away when the revisions
> system gets a bit more work and workflow is added to core (I think
> it will happen). I have various (mostly unfinished) ideas for
> changing all of the 5 publishing options. But those are larger
> changes that should wait for 4.8.
Actually, I'd like to see us add more per-node settings:
1. Show 'submitted by' link.
2. Show printer-friendly link.
3. Show avatar.
(It would help us merge story, page and blog type nodes.)
Dries Buytaert :: http://www.buytaert.net/
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