[development] Profile module for D6

Gabor Hojtsy 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 
> possible.
>> - 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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