[development] Drop-down primary-links

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Thu Mar 15 18:20:56 UTC 2007

On 3/15/07, Dries Buytaert <dries.buytaert at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14 Mar 2007, at 00:59, Yannick Warnier wrote:
> > I was looking around the other day for a theme that would allow
> > drop-down primary-links to show secondary-links. Obviously, no
> > theme was
> > proposing that and after a few script searches, I think I understood
> > why. Doing that implies that you get all the primary-links *and*
> > secondary-links structure at once, and nothing was in place to do
> > that.
> The fact that Drupal 5 supports dynamic menu items (menu items that
> are conditionally generated) makes it difficult/dangerous to do
> dynamic HTML menus.  If I'm not mistaken, that is already taken care
> of by the new menu system in Drupal 6.  That should be good news for
> the people that want "responsive menus".
> Is DHTML menu items something core could support better?  We're
> working on the menu system now, so feedback and/or patches from the
> various menu module maintainers, and theme designers, would be
> welcome.  I'd love to find out, how we can make it easier to make and
> support "complex menus".

Or even.....supporting DHTML menus in core for the "Administer" tree?
(maybe just a +1 / -1 call...)

I've decided we're going to bundle SimpleMenu
(http://drupal.org/project/simplemenu) with our "Basic" profile ( see


Boris Mann
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