[development] CCK in Drupal 6

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Tue Feb 6 06:28:23 UTC 2007

On 2/5/07, Neil Drumm <drumm at delocalizedham.com> wrote:
> Dries Buytaert wrote:
> >
> > On 02 Feb 2007, at 13:10, Ray Zimmerman wrote:
> >>> Getting more of CCK in core would be great.  Once more of CCK is in
> >>> core, we can talk again about profiles.  Now, where are the CCK
> >>> patches?  I haven't seen any yet. :-)
> >>
> >> Since getting more of CCK into core is, presumably, not a matter of
> >> simply copying the contrib CCK, I was wondering if anyone has laid out
> >> what exactly needs to be done? I'm not in a position to propose one,
> >> but it seems a prioritized task list would be the place to start.
> >
> > Good question.  In fact, after months of bugfixing, I could use an
> > update myself.  Hopefully CCK-wranglers like Eaton, Jaza, KarenS and
> > friends might be able to lay out a bit of a plan ...
> The big thing that is left is field management.
> I'd like to see:
> - No modules added. I don't think this is a feature that would want to
> be disabled at the system-level. There are other ways to organize code
> without adding more modules.
> - A generic solution that profiles fields work with.

+1. To which I would add, that other modules (e.g. signup, survey
modules) can also generically use those fields. Not-a-node can be a
good thing, and re-using the same "fields" base is also good.

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