[development] Early Drupal 6 review from Chris Messina

Steven Peck sepeck at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 18:39:40 UTC 2007

I have helped several people over the years configure those settings
for their sites.  People don't always work in the same realm or types
of sites.  For instance, I don't use forums on my sites.

On Nov 12, 2007 6:45 AM, catch libcom <catch56 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2007 1:49 PM, Shakur <shakur at techarena.co.uk> wrote:
> ...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?
> >
> >
> > [1]
> > http://www.flickr.com/photos/factoryjoe/1936557315/in/set-72157603036774024/
> >
> About 1/5th of that page is taken up by comment control settings - I'm
> unaware of any drupal site in existence which uses them, and have an
> issue against D7 to remove them [1], and another one to remove the
> option for display order [2] - also rarely used, and easy to override
> in contrib by the time we'd be taking it out, if not already.
> With taxonomy module - I really think it should be renamed back to
> taxonomy as Earnie suggests to avoid the "Category, Categories,
> Vocabularies" confusion, then change the description in the admin page
> to "Set up tags and categorisation" (which is what it actually does,
> and provides the 'tags' hint to new users mincing words to do so).
> Another thing which might help would be some deep links to stuff like
> "tags configuration" within the /admin page descriptions so users
> could dive straight in.
> catch
> 1. http://drupal.org/node/175841
> 2. http://drupal.org/node/191499
> 3. http://drupal.org/node/191502

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