[development] comments as nodes

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Jun 5 14:43:58 UTC 2007

Quoting Earnie Boyd <earnie at users.sourceforge.net>:

> Quoting Karoly Negyesi <karoly at negyesi.net>:
>> Ideas are welcome.
> You mention book as a stumbling block.  I can envision content types 
> of book, chapter, section; there may be more but I'll limit to these 
> three for the discussion.  I create content for book which gives a 
> high level view of the book and then I create child chapters which 
> may have section children.  Sections themselves may have section 
> children.  The content type relationship mapping table maps the child 
> to the parent and the order (weight) of the child.  I can then allow 
> a content type I'll call comment to be added by others to the 
> section, chapter or book as I choose.

Looking at what I have written I can now envision that content types 
should be controlled such that the chapter content type can only be a 
child of the book content type and the section content type can only be 
a child of chapter and itself.


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