[development] req: role-specific content in pages
remorse at partners.org
Wed Jul 18 13:14:34 UTC 2007
Hi! I solved this exact problem a while back:
Instead of SGML like entities, it uses bracket-enclosed text.
Also note that (as will probably happen with any module that does
this) this will adversely affect caching.
On Jul 17, 2007, at 7:00 PM, David McNab wrote:
> Hi Drupal devs,
> In case there's anyone with a bit of spare time coming up, and open to
> ideas, I've had a thought for what could be (for some) a very useful
> The idea is to have parts of a node marked-up to be visible only to
> certain roles.
> This could be achieved with certain SGML-like markups in the node
> For a silly example:
> <h3>Sale! All boots 35% off!</h3>
> <restrict role="retailer">
> <p>We've picked up a big consignment of factory seconds from
> Faults are very minor, but we can't exactly charge full price for
> them. Otherwise, they're nice lines, and you should turn them over
> no problem. When you order stocks, please quote discount code
> <restrict role="admin">
> <p>FFS Ian! Get off your butt and fix up those order screens!</p>
> <restrict role="manager">
> <p>Sleep easy, Caitlin, we'll get 'em off your hands. You could
> even come out a bit ahead.</p>
> Grab them while they last from your nearest retail outlet, or
> <a href="order">order them online here</a>.
> PS - My PHP is way rusty (switched to Python 5 years ago), and I'm
> starting to learn the Drupal API. Otherwise I'd have a go at it
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