[development] Node Weighting

FGM fgm at osinet.fr
Thu Mar 15 12:18:05 UTC 2007

A trivial implementation would be to maintain use of the sticky field in the
nodes table but allow values beyond 0-1.

That way, modules relying on zero/nonzero as previously would not see a
change, while modules aware of additional values could choose to order such
sticky nodes based on weight.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Earnie Boyd" <earnie at users.sourceforge.net>
To: <development at drupal.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 1:07 PM
Subject: [development] Node Weighting

> Currently there is no method other than modifying the publishing date
> to order a node.  This becomes important mainly with the Top Sticky
> flag where the node is meant to provide first experience data.  I would
> like to consider adding to the Publishing Options a Node Weight to add
> to the sorting criteria for the node display.  I am thinking this node
> weight is only pertinent to the nodes with Sticky flag set but may be
> easier to implement for all settings.  Do others see Node Weighting as
> beneficial?
> Earnie
> P.S.: This work would be for some future release beyond 6.x
> P.P.S.: I am not asking anyone else to do the work

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