[development] Profile module for D6
gabor at hojtsy.hu
Thu Feb 1 18:49:58 UTC 2007
Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
> Rowan Kerr wrote:
>> New features:
>> - multiple-select lists
>> (took the easy way out and stored as serialized data
>> could be improved to store the data in normalized tables)
> I really hate serialized data, so an improvent would be welcome, if
>> - key=>value mapping for select lists
>> - data validation for each field
>> (eg. email, numbers, strings, postal code)
>> - complex data types (eg. address: street, city, state, etc)
>> (this is not as important as the previous ones but may
>> be useful for some people)
> Maybe the more complicated stuff could live in a contrib module?
> Maybe it would make sense to let user profiles be cck nodes instead.
> That would avoid a lot of code duplication.
Yes, this is exactly what comes to mind when we talk about data
validation, complex widgets, etc.
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