[development] New advanced help module

Konstantin Käfer kkaefer at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 08:57:58 UTC 2008

The module is located at http://drupal.org/project/advanced_help.

Konstantin Käfer -- http://kkaefer.com/

On 19.04.2008, at 03:25, Earl Miles wrote:
> Earl Miles wrote:
>> In an effort to provide a framework to get decent documentation  
>> into Views 2, I determined that the built in Drupal help is simply  
>> not satisfactory for my needs. So I built this framework as a  
>> generic module that any module can utilize as an option to get  
>> expanded documentation about the administrative side of a module.
>> Currently the module is in beta status -- it is almost certainly  
>> missing features, but it has what I want. I'll happily, however,  
>> let others who want to expand this to meet the needs of other  
>> modules. In my ideal world, this module will be improved, code- 
>> wise, until it is core worthy and the basic "how to use Drupal"  
>> documentation ends up shipped with Drupal. Perhaps this can happen  
>> as part of an upcoming Summer of Code project; in any case, I put  
>> this out there for people to use and see what we can do with it.
>> Also, look at it this way: If Views uses it, you know that 50% of  
>> the modules out there for Drupal 6 will at least be exposed to it.
>> Oh, the module is for Drupal 6 but can probably be backported to D5  
>> with not a lot of effort. If someone wants to do that, great. I  
>> won't be doing it, though. =)
> By the way, I'm keenly interested in the opinion of the translation  
> wizards out there to make sure I got it right and am not missing  
> something necessary or that could make this even easier.

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