[development] Form API: Is this possible?

Karoly Negyesi karoly at negyesi.net
Sun Feb 19 17:21:39 UTC 2006

On Sun, 19 Feb 2006 16:26:41 +0100, eric Farris <eafarris at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2/19/06, eric Farris <eafarris at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I submitted a patch (http://drupal.org/node/27155) to prefill the
>> entire $node object, but with the forms api it was decided that it
>> would be better to manipulate the $form array rather than $node. There
>> is a rest.module, existing solely as a proof-of-concept, that does
>> this using hook_form_alter.
> whoops. Should have mentioned that the rest.module I'm speaking of is
> in my sandbox:
> http://cvs.drupal.org/viewcvs/drupal/contributions/sandbox/eafarris/rest/

And it should be noted that I told you that this module is indeed only a  
proof of concept as the typical recursive form tree walker is needed --  
and I won't include that in form_builder because most of the time it is  
not needed but the value decider code is complex enough already.

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