[development] We need an outliner (was Time to remove poll module
jazepstein at gmail.com
Thu May 4 00:21:59 UTC 2006
On 5/4/06, Robert Douglass <r.douglass at onlinehome.de> wrote:
> we need an outliner to rule them all: forums, book module, blogs...
> they're all just containers for (CCK) node types.
> Sorry I haven't evaluated the Category module outliner... it might
> really be in the direction I'm thinking of.
The category_outliner module just mimicks the functionality of the
'outline view' feature in the book module (i.e. a view of the node
hierarchy as an admin page). Perhaps category_transform is more what
you had in mind? Category_transform mimicks the 'add to outline'
feature of the book module (i.e. it 'transforms' a node of another
type into a category or container).
I'm currently working on changing the category module to the event
module's model, of allowing any node type to also 'be' a category or
container type (this work is being sponsored). When this is ready, it
will essentially make the category module ready for the plans that you
have in mind.
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