[development] Requiring node revisions

Jim Riggs drupal-lists at jimandlissa.com
Thu Jun 7 18:48:33 UTC 2007

On 7 Jun, 2007, at 13:38, Michael Favia wrote:

> Jim Riggs wrote:
>> I have to agree with Larry.  Of all my sites, only very rarely do  
>> I ever use revisions at all.  I don't use them, need them, or want  
>> any of the overhead required for storing and maintaining them.
>> -1 for requiring them always.
>> +1 if we default to using revisions but provide some means of  
>> saying "revisions off" as Larry describes.
> How about a setting for managing revision deletion criteria in the  
> content type administration? A simple text input or select box  
> would suffice for most needs and allow you to specify 0 as well. If  
> someone wanted to be really tricky they could work in the date  
> logic as an alternative or as an additional cutoff point so that we  
> can for example: keep at most 5 revisions and delete all revisions  
> older than 4 weeks, etc. Thoughts?

Ideas like that are fine by my as long as there is /some/ way to  
limit revisions or have none at all (i.e. set keep to 0).

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