[development] Configurable content types in core

Kieran Lal kieran at civicspacelabs.org
Mon Aug 7 01:16:32 UTC 2006

On Aug 6, 2006, at 5:36 PM, Neil Drumm wrote:

> I committed the first part of Content Creation Kit, configurable  
> content types, to core. Here are some next steps:
> - Test and find the bugs that we haven't found yet.

Do you have some starter ideas for what to test?

> - Make book, blog, and forum types work with only configurable  
> content types.


> - Documentation (I've had a hard time explaining this).

I'll commit resources to do document this: http://drupal.org/node/62530


> - Start moving fields module towards core, only 4 weeks left.
> On fields module, I haven't looked at it much recently, but I'm  
> guessing I'll make the same request I did of content module, merge  
> it into node module. I'm not 100% sure of this quite yet, since not  
> as many people will have custom fields.
> If a feature is basic functionality which most people will use,  
> prefer adding it to the most logical module (and conditionally  
> including any appropriate code), instead of adding another module.  
> If a computer can decide if code needs to be included or not, it  
> will probably be smarter than a user.
> The real question is, should we have fields always be configurable  
> or should the be a global switch (a module) to turn them off?
> -- 
> Neil Drumm
> http://delocalizedham.com/

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