[development] FAPI's future

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Wed Aug 8 10:52:46 UTC 2007

Dries Buytaert wrote:
> For this work, each form needs (i) a human-readable name that can be 
> shown on a configuration page and (ii) all submit buttons require some 
> semantic meta data as well.  Right now, 'Submit' can be both 'create' or 
> 'update'.

The interface changes in Drupal 6 removed generic "Submit" labels on 
buttons, and made the labels more specific about the action. This truly 
does not help a bit in the meta data representation, because the labels 
are localized, so they are not predictable identifiable.


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