[development] Taxonomy usability improvement: Hierarchy -> Term structure

Wim Leers work at wimleers.com
Wed Nov 14 21:48:03 UTC 2007

I was going to say "'Multiple parent' is confusing because it doesn't  
describe what it currently does". But I decided to give it a try and  
be hold ... "single" actually does mean "single parent" and  
"multiple" "multiple parent".

I had always wondered why Taxonomy supported multiple parents  
internally, but never exposed that to the UI. But it did. (I  
interpreted "single" as a two-layered vocabulary, where you couldn't  
have a third layer.)

So you get a big +1 from me :)

Wim Leers  ~  http://wimleers.com/work

On Nov 14, 2007, at 22:05 , Robert Douglass wrote:

> For those of you who now have a thirst for re-wording things to  
> improve the usability of taxonomy, here's an issue that has been  
> frustrating to me for a while (and I just now got motivated to  
> write a patch): http://drupal.org/node/192242
> It re-words the Hierarchy field from this:
> Hierarchy:
> Disabled
> Single
> Multiple
> to this:
> Term structure:
> List
> Single parent
> Multiple parent
> There is also a patch to work on the whole help text for taxonomy:
> http://drupal.org/node/190497
> And a wiki page on g.d.o. where we can discuss the text (since we  
> sure as hell don't want to do that on this list):
> http://groups.drupal.org/node/7132
> -Robert

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