[development] Time to remove poll module from core

Earl Miles merlin at logrus.com
Wed May 3 17:02:30 UTC 2006

Khalid B wrote:
>> As someone who uses Drupal for a bit more than blogging, having polls
>> in a post, the way Scoop sites have it, would make sense from a
>> marketing research/political polling POV. Blog polls allow for
>> immediate capturing of capture people's thoughts on a post. I
>> honestly don't know why CivicSpace didn't steal that idea from the
>> DailyKos crowd.
> I think what we can do is stop having polls as their own type of content.
> They are an add on module, like upload (file attachments), nodevote 
> (votes),
> ...etc.
> In other words, they add polls on the form of any type of content that 
> the
> admin assigns it to be. So, we can have blog polls, forum polls, page 
> polls,
> ...etc.
I don't think demoting polls to a second class data type as an answer; a 
poll should be a node, but we need our blogs and forums to be able to 
accept more content types than just 'blog' or 'forum'.

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