[development] Unique block titles why?

Nic Ivy nji at njivy.org
Tue Apr 4 04:00:25 UTC 2006

Oops!  I transposed titles and descriptions in my mind.

To clarify, Drupal 4.5 does _not_ require unique titles, which are  
shown to the user.  It _does_ require unique descriptions, which are  
shown to the administrator.  This satisfies my needs.

Please excuse my misplaced rant.


On Apr 3, 2006, at 10:49 PM, Nic Ivy wrote:

> Why must the titles of blocks be unique?
> I frequently need empty titles for several blocks, and to  
> accomplish this I usually remove the unique index from the block  
> table.  I have noticed no problems during the years I have done this.
> Things are different in 4.7--the validation is done in block.module  
> instead of the database index.  But the effect is the same.  Block  
> descriptions must be unique.
> Why?
> Nic

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