[development] hook_foo() vs. nodeapi

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Sun May 7 21:35:40 UTC 2006

On Sunday 07 May 2006 16:23, Earl Miles wrote:

> > Unless there's going to be some way to resync node field changes from a
> > beta site to live site as easily as uploading a new version of a module,
> > let's not get rid of "classic" nodes completely.
> As I've been doing more of my work for actual, professional sites, I've
> realized that database dependency on data can be damaging for a site of
> that kind. It made me extremely glad that I did Views the way I did; as I
> understand it, CCK will follow the same model, where modules can specify
> their fields and default node types to support those fields, so that
> ideally none of that will NEED to be in the database. Not entirely sure how
> far JonBob's been planning to go with that model, of course.

I don't know either, but it would be a really good idea.  I rather like the 
way Views does that.  It takes a while to wrap your head around, but once you 
do, it makes a lot of sense.

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