[development] FAPI's future

Sean Robertson seanr at ngpsoftware.com
Wed Aug 8 20:48:51 UTC 2007

Why not add a parameter to hook_forms called 'title'.  Then module 
authors could give human readable names to their forms.  Seems it should 
be relatively easy to do, looking at the code.

Dries Buytaert wrote:
> On 08 Aug 2007, at 16:24, Greg Knaddison - GVS wrote:
>>> Yeah, I thought so too.  On the view op, get the name of the form and
>>> add it to your list in the database so it can be configured, and then on
>>> the validate op, check it against the flood count or whatever.  The
>>> latest release of the captcha module does this for choosng which forms
>>> to put the captchas on.
>> The current Captcha (5.x-3.0-rc1) [1] and Shortform [2] each attempt
>> to do this in very interesting ways.  Shortform's form inspector alone
>> makes me love the module (though it needs a release!).
> Except that the CAPTCHA module displays "contact_mail_page" instead of 
> "The site-wide contact form".  Exposing internal form IDs to users is 
> not the best option, IMO.  Some metadata could make this more 
> user-friendly.
> -- 
> Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

Sean Robertson
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