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

Liza Sabater blogdiva at culturekitchen.com
Thu Nov 15 04:00:02 UTC 2007

HUGE +1 from me too. 

Liza Sabater, Publisher

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--------- Original Message --------
From: development at drupal.org
To: development at drupal.org <development at drupal.org>
Subject: Re: [development] Taxonomy usability improvement: Hierarchy -> Term
Date: 14/11/07 11:50

> I was going to say &quot;'Multiple parent' is confusing because it doesn't
> describe what it currently does&quot;. But I decided to give it a try and 

> be hold ... &quot;single&quot; actually does mean &quot;single
parent&quot; and  
> &quot;multiple&quot; &quot;multiple parent&quot;.
> I had always wondered why Taxonomy supported multiple parents  
> internally, but never exposed that to the UI. But it did. (I  
> interpreted &quot;single&quot; as a two-layered vocabulary, where you
> 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:
> &gt; For those of you who now have a thirst for re-wording things to  
> &gt; improve the usability of taxonomy, here's an issue that has been  
> &gt; frustrating to me for a while (and I just now got motivated to  
> &gt; write a patch): http://drupal.org/node/192242
> &gt;
> &gt; It re-words the Hierarchy field from this:
> &gt;
> &gt; Hierarchy:
> &gt; Disabled
> &gt; Single
> &gt; Multiple
> &gt;
> &gt; to this:
> &gt;
> &gt; Term structure:
> &gt; List
> &gt; Single parent
> &gt; Multiple parent
> &gt;
> &gt; There is also a patch to work on the whole help text for taxonomy:
> &gt; http://drupal.org/node/190497
> &gt;
> &gt; And a wiki page on g.d.o. where we can discuss the text (since we  
> &gt; sure as hell don't want to do that on this list):
> &gt; http://groups.drupal.org/node/7132
> &gt;
> &gt; -Robert

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