[development] Multiple user aliases - Multiple user node ownership

Moshe Weitzman weitzman at tejasa.com
Sun Jan 13 13:17:40 UTC 2008

I think this is pretty much a moot point. You can easily add a
multiple valued text field and display that everywhere, including

On 1/12/08, John VanDyk <jvandyk at iastate.edu> wrote:
> I have long thought Drupal's assumption that a node has a single
> author to be erroneous.
> >I've had several requests to: (i) To be able to have nodes that can be
> >(owned) edited/deleted by multiple users (group posts); (ii) To be able
> >to post under aliases - without logging into multiple accounts.
> >
> >Obvious answers: (i) Something nasty with Node Access; (ii) CCK field to
> >be displayed replacing the the usual user field, trouble of having
> >reusable or identifiable aliases as well.
> >
> >(in/sane?) answer: Write module that - (i) Creates a (blocked) user to
> >register 'nicks' (ii) Links 'nicks' with user(s) 1->1 or 1->many (iii)
> >uses nodeapi to add 'nick' to node form (iv) adds edit/delete to nodes
> >that relate to user 'nick's (just skipping and adding different access
> >control to present node functions).
> >
> >Just a check if I'm looking the wrong way, or if I'm just hanging out in
> >the marginal 20% as usual.
> >
> >ekes
> >http://drupal.org/user/10083

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