[development] Development focus

Darrel O'Pry dopry at thing.net
Thu May 4 04:37:29 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-03 at 21:16 +0200, Gabor Hojtsy wrote:
> Dries Buytaert wrote:
> > 
> > On 03 May 2006, at 12:15, Neil Drumm wrote:
> > 
> >>> Including the CCK in core is an important goal and something I  
> >>> support strongly.  So I played some more with the CCK today, and  
> >>> before it can be considered for inclusion, we need to:
> >>>   1. Figure out a way to make it easy to install the CCK.  Having 
> >>> to  enable 5-10 modules is annoying.  Having a better install 
> >>> system,  with a build in dependency tracker, seems necessary.
> >>
> >> I don't think adding more required modules should happen.
> >>
> >> Would it be workable to start with patching node.module to allow 
> >> multiple content types and remove page/story (with upgrade path, etc)?
> > 
> > I'm not sure it would be workable, but it certainly sounds  desirable. 
> > (Then again, didn't chx came up with a patch to do  exactly this?)
> I posted some code for this (just a proof of concept, not some usable
> functionality with an UI). Chx might have made a patch out of it. There
> was a direction to add this "basic node type cloning" feature into core,
> and get rid of page/story and the node type code of blog/forum (all
> these four are in fact the same basic node type) Then support CCK as
> much as possible, but not in core. I am unsure whether this direction
> was voted down, I myself would still prefer this way. Additionaly CCK
> would probably have more space to breathe in contrib.
> Gabor

Still would need some sort of render with 'template' selector. I find I
theme pages and story's very differently.

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