[development] Node options

Dries Buytaert 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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