[development] Early Drupal 6 review from Chris Messina

Philippe Jadin philippe.jadin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 15:04:09 UTC 2007

On Nov 12, 2007 2:49 PM, Shakur <shakur at techarena.co.uk> wrote:
> What we talked about and the aim of his email was...how does cutting
> down of interface's by removing rarely used UI's sound
> e.g. in the comment setting page[1] there is frankly too much info which
> right allows a use who knows/wants to configure how comments are set to
> do so, but the truth of the matter is with most users the default
> setting suffices and all they care about is whether comments should be
> allow or not (default comment setting)...so why cant we remove those
> options we think are to detailed and have a variable setting in one
> place (setting.php?) whereby advance users can turn those on?

This can be easily moved to a collapsible field set labelled "advanced settings"
I made a mockup here :

Closed, for casual user : http://www.flickr.com/photos/33669100@N00/1984319199/

Opened if you want the whole settings :

Or did I miss something ?

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