[drupal-devel] Page layout workflow mockup

Dries Buytaert dries at buytaert.net
Tue Mar 22 08:37:43 UTC 2005

On 21 Mar 2005, at 16:09, Karoly Negyesi wrote:

> I like this one.
> I have an idea which would help implementing this. There are a lot of
> functions in Drupal which ends with print theme('page', $output);
> These shall be changed to return $output; and 
> menu_execute_active_handler
> should be changed, too:
> -  call_user_func_array($menu['items'][$mid]['callback'], $arguments);
> -  return MENU_FOUND;
> + return call_user_func_array($menu['items'][$mid]['callback'], 
> $arguments);
> and then index.php shall have a default clause to print theme('page',
> $status); -- well, let's rename $status to $return.
> After this you may call a page function via module_invoke and put it's
> output into a block.

I don't understand your last sentence.  Mind to elaborate on that?

As far as I can see, the suggested approach might make the code 
slightly smaller (not in terms of lines, but in terms of the number of 
characters/line).  I fail to see how this would help implement Chris' 

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