[drupal-devel] Rewriting use of forms in Drupal
dries at buytaert.net
Fri Jun 3 11:54:41 UTC 2005
> 1) We can ensure that only the fields that are defined by our PHP code
> can be used.
> Currently, you can add html to any Drupal generated HTML form
> and the
> values will be processed and possibly be inserted into the
> We can also check if the fields still are of the type that they
> should. I am not sure that you can gain anything by exchaning a
> textarea input to a radioselect, but the possibility annoys me.
With the exception of the node, comment (?) and user forms, no forms
behave like that.
What other forms behave like this?
> 2) Themes could change the order and placement of fields. You could
> decide to generate your taxonomy tree somewhere else than between
> title and body. Maybe you can already do this through CSS, don't
If that is the case, we need to approach it from a themer's
perspective and figure out _how_ he want to shuffle form items
around. Then we can worry about the implementation details.
> 3) People seem to like arrays more than strings. ;)
That's not an argument.
Dries Buytaert :: http://www.buytaert.net/
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