[drupal-devel] re: that node design mock-ups

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 18:12:53 UTC 2005

Yeah, I agree with all of this. My mockups were really to explore the
different use of tabs (which I still need to mockup) but what this
more generally points to is the need for regions, where tabs become
yet another region!


On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 11:28:40 -0500, Charlie Lowe <cel4145 at cyberdash.com> wrote:
> Ber wrote,
> ". . . . This all dictates we take this project structurally, start
> bottom up: What can nodeapi do, where can it do that, what can appear,
> what not etc. The only thing that is required, ATM is the title, all
> other elements might (and thus eventually will) appear or disappear."
> I agree. Note that if a modular approach is used, once implemented, it
> will allow theme designers the ability to begin experimenting with
> various UI layouts. So FactoryJoe's particular input design might be the
> default in Drupal core for the next release. Theme designers will of
> course tweak it, change it around given enough felxibility, and the UI
> will continue to evolve. In subsequent Drupal releases, the best
> practices can be implemented as the default layout for Drupal core. But
> none of the theme designers need feel locked into it; they can always
> work to improve it on their own. IMHO, this is a good emergent model for
> developing the UI which will also make Drupal more attractive to designers.
> BTW: I also posted another mockup to the discussion thread in reply to
> yours.
> Charlie

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