[drupal-devel] Improvements abandoned?

Gerhard Killesreiter killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Tue Oct 11 10:05:46 UTC 2005

On Tue, 11 Oct 2005, Richard Archer wrote:

> At 11:28 PM -0400 10/10/05, Angie Byron wrote:
> >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/
> Isn't this backwards? Shouldn't the handbook be generated by pulling
> the help text of the modules?
> If I ever become a module developer I want to be able to maintain
> all the content for my module through CVS. I wouldn't want to have
> to log issues against documentation in order to update the help
> text in my module!!

I think this mainly applies to the core modules. Also, many developers
aren't particularly fond of (or good at) writing help texts and will be
glad to have somebody else doing it for them. :p

As I see it the texts themselves would still end up in cvs.


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