[drupal-devel] CCK Nomenclature

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Sun Feb 27 12:04:37 UTC 2005

>>>> Suppose node.module handles all of the content types defined by node 
>>>> modules as today, and a new module is added that handles the 
>>>> administrator-defined content types. What should that module be 
>>>> called?
>>>> cck.module
>>>> field.module
>>>> type.module
>>>> nodetype.module
>>>> contenttype.module
>>> I like the name 'content.module' or 'content-builder.module'..
>> Note that it is not possible to have a dash in a module name, since the 
>> module name should be included in the function names, and PHP does not 
>> allow for a dash to be in the function name. This is why quite a few 
>> modules use underscore.
> Well, I know we have some guidelines about that.. But imo i think 
> 'content-builder.module' is way much better than 'content_builder.module'.. 
> Inside the code we should prefix the function offcourse with the '_' form, 
> but in the filename we should use '-'.. it's nicer and reads easier for 
> non-coders..

We need a patch which converts dashes to underscores for function names 


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