[drupal-devel] Improvements abandoned?

Steve Dondley sdondley at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 03:57:44 UTC 2005

Can you clarify for me what "help text" is?  The link you cite seems
to be for "documentation" which in my view is quite different from
"help text."

I'm calling "help text" the little helpful blurbs that appear inline
with the administration pages.  That's what my patches improve.

On 10/10/05, Angie Byron <drupal-devel at webchick.net> wrote:
> Steve Dondley wrote:
> > I submitted a couple of patches a few months ago to improve some of
> > Drupal's help text.  See:
> >
> > http://drupal.org/node/31394
> > http://drupal.org/node/27073
> >
> > Why the delay?  These patches probably won't even apply now.
> See cel4145's comment on #31394.
> The reason is that (*very soon now* I hope :P) the help text for each module
> will be automatically generated from its handbook page in
> http://www.drupal.org/handbook/modules/
> Therefore, these should probably be submitted as documentation issues instead.
> If they make sense to be placed on the "jump off page" for the given modules,
> they can be put there and will be included, else they can be sub-pages off the
> module which a user will see when they click on the link at the bottom of its
> admin/help page.

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