[development] Switching themes in modules
dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 21:59:08 UTC 2006
On 22 Jun 2006, at 21:38, Bèr Kessels wrote:
>> In the link above, he already answers that question: "This module can
>> provide a lightweight solution to taxonomy_theme.module or
>> if you only want to switch to a single different theme based on
>> URL paths."
> I read that. Still I see no difference. Sections is very small. The
> amount of
> code in both modules is not much different.
> Don't get me wrong: I am all for choice. But two modules that do
> exactly the same, in almost exactly the same way, with almost the
> exact same
> code are IMO a waste of time.
Is that why you forked core's upload.module ? ;-)
> It is hard enough to find any modules as it is, let alone if for
> all modules
> there are two, three four alternatives that have the EXACT same
> problems and
> appear to do the exact same. The lightweight module, moreover, has
> the same
> issue as sections module, why it cannot be released, namely the
> fact that
> 4.7's per-theme blocks are a PIAS when switching. If that person
> spent time on a solution for that instead, we would have had one
> module that
> actually works by now. Instead of two that are useless because of some
> critical issue.
Dries Buytaert :: http://www.buytaert.net/
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