[development] General token parser (API), does it exist?
jeff at viapositiva.net
Wed Dec 6 15:35:32 UTC 2006
I also had to rewrite this functionality a few weeks ago for the
custom_breadcrumb and custom_links modules. I know that pathauto also
dedicates a good chunk of code to it. The substitution code itself isn't
hard at all -- it's the central registry of tokens that everyone needs
to be able to share.
The global ones -- the name of the current user, the name of the site,
an so on -- are pretty easy. Do you think it woudl be worthwhile to
centralize more complex ones, like 'variations on the creation date of
the passed-in node,' and 'the uid of the author of the node', etc?
These kinds of tokens are very useful for constructing paths, among
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