[development] lightbox module comparison

Richard Burford rich at freestylesystems.co.uk
Wed Jun 4 09:05:32 UTC 2008

Agreed. A link from each module page to the comparison would be good a  
good addition. I'll add one for Shadowbox now.


On 4 Jun 2008, at 02:25, Karen Stevenson wrote:

> I think a 'module comparisons' section is important enough to  
> deserve a top-level place in the handbook, with a link from the  
> downloads page to make it easy for someone looking for modules to  
> find. I actually think writeups like this are far more useful that  
> the contrib module rating system that is often discussed. What does  
> a 5 star rating tell you? It tells you the module solved a specific  
> problem for the person who rated it, it doesn't tell you if it will  
> solve *your* problem or be useful in *your* situation. But this kind  
> of writeup makes it easy to see which module is the best fit for  
> your particular situation, which is really really useful.
> This should not be buried down in the module documentation --  
> someone looking at one of the other modules would never see it. It  
> should be very prominent (and that hopefully would also encourage  
> other people to add more of these kinds of comparisons).
> For instance a good comparison of the different wysiwyg editors  
> would be pretty useful :)
> Karen
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: FGM <fgm at osinet.fr>
> To: development at drupal.org
> Sent: Tuesday, June 3, 2008 10:27:32 AM
> Subject: Re: [development] lightbox module comparison
> I've done one on the two glossary modules I'm aware of  
> (glossary.module and
> g2.module), it's on the g2 project page. Maybe there are more,  
> though ?
> This being said, you might have something: module duplication and  
> module
> voting being recurrent themes, it might make sense to formalize a  
> rule like:
> "if you're doing a module that resembles other modules, create a  
> comparison
> page, that will go in the <to be determined> section of the  
> handbook", in
> the dev manual.
> What do you think of it ?

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