[development] FormAPI in Drupal 6: patches to test!
jeff at viapositiva.net
Thu Mar 15 20:45:44 UTC 2007
With the attention that has been focused on the menu system, a number of
other areas haven't been able to get as much love until now. There are,
however, a number of key features that could make it into Drupal 6. One
of the first steps in this suite of changes is eliminating that onerous
oddball, the #base property.
http://drupal.org/node/128081 does just that, eliminating the
long-confusing use of #base in favor of explicit #submit and #validate
declarations when forms need to utilize shared submit and validate
functions. This means that devs can use the same techniques and
structures when defining the original form as they do when altering the
form later. It's a good thing, and it eliminates some weird bits in
Anyone who's interested in helping, please drop in on the issue and test
it. It's the first step in a list that includes features like 'unique
per-button callbacks' and 'improved multistep handling.' hooray!
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