[development] developing book review -- two blocks or two modules?
laura at pingv.com
Fri Jun 2 16:21:00 UTC 2006
Wouldn't the node review module be a place to start? http://
drupal.org/node/59051 I'm only just now trying it on a new site, but
it seems to do much of what you ask.
-1 for using the book node structure. The hard-wired aspects of books
displays make it a poor candidate to use as a foundation for building
something else, in my view from the theming and usability perspective.
On Jun 2, 2006, at 8:22 AM, Larry Garfield wrote:
> Actually, you're better off having a book node, and a "review of
> something or
> other" node that's then applied to a book (or anything!). The book
> is just a
> data node so should be trivially easy, or can even be done with
> flexinode or
> cck. As for reviews:
> NodeReview module: http://drupal.org/node/59051
> It allows one review per user per node being reviewed, and is fully
> customizable. Users can go back and edit their reviews as well, or
> see all
> reviews that have been written (assuming necessary permissions, etc.)
> If that's only 80% of what you need, please send patches! I'd much
> rather we
> beef up one first-rate review module than have a dozen floating
> On Friday 02 June 2006 06:07, Srimal Jayawardena wrote:
>> im working on a book review module to allow multiple reviews (the
>> one only supports a single review per module)
>> I plan to so there will be two objects
>> - a book
>> - and a review
>> Is it better to have both as two blocks in the same module ? or
>> have two
>> separate modules?
>> Any good places to check on this ?
>> tnx in advance.
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