[development] finding blocks and getting them simpler.

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Tue May 16 02:40:14 UTC 2006

On Monday 15 May 2006 20:37, Bèr Kessels wrote:
> Op maandag 15 mei 2006 23:53, schreef Larry Garfield:
> > What doesn't work in
> > sections.module?
> Having multiple templates (!=styles) requires you to configure the blocks
> correct for each and every template. Else one "section" will show certain
> blocks while others will not.

> You can imagine that with 5 themes/sections and 12 blocks this is near to
> impossible. Youll need to sync 60 config options.
> Bèr

Ah, OK, I see what you mean.  It's not broken, just a bit clunky. :-)

The larger issue is that there are two axes by which themes can change: 
page-author chosen or user-chosen.  Right now, core favors user-chosen almost 
completely.  sections.module is a step toward page-author chosen, but of 
course how those two interact is an open question.  What does sections.module 
do, currently if a user has a custom theme chosen?  Which wins?  Which should 

I'm not really sure what the answer is for that question.

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