[development] Building $node->body with arrays like FAPI forviewing

Jeff Eaton jeff at viapositiva.net
Tue Jul 18 21:18:43 UTC 2006

> MVC: nowhere, nothing, should ever build up a body except the 
> theme (V in 
> MVC).
> That is where the real problem lies. We really don't want to 
> pass large chunks 
> of ugly HTML around. We certainly don't want "developers" to 
> make nice 
> presentations (build HTML and glue that to a $node->bopy blurp :p .
> We want our modules and core, to present the theme-layer a 
> nice structure 
> filled with metadata. Then let the theme (trough handy APIs) 
> build a body 
> from that.

The man speaks the truth. Although there are some edge cases that get
complicated -- modules like inline, insert_view, and so on that all need
to filter the final result of an assembled node. What's the best
solution for that?


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