[development] reverse selection of node types is clumsy

Sean Robertson seanr at ngpsoftware.com
Fri Mar 7 21:03:21 UTC 2008

Got eamples of specific modules that do this?

Dave Fletcher wrote:
> Two modules I've used recently require you to make "reverse
> selections" of node types. They ask "select node types *not* to use"
> or similar. I find three issues here:
> 1) I have to reverse my thinking in order to make the correct
> selection. It takes longer.
> 2) I have lots of node types in my system and I normally only want to
> select one or a few of them in any given case. The selection is *much*
> bigger inversed.
> 3) When adding a new CCK type, it is not included in this reversed
> list - enabling the new type by default! It's easy to forget to
> disable this until someone discovers the bug of a content type where
> it does not belong.
> Cheers,
> --fletch

Sean Robertson
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NGP Software, Inc.
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