[development] How could everyone win and get Views in Drupal 8?
hovercrafter at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 12 14:41:05 UTC 2009
I really like that whole idea. Then we could have handy hooks to easily
modify those queries if someone wishes, like maybe an easy way to add
Earl Miles wrote:
> The argument for having Views in core is that Views would then power a
> whole ton of core:
> tracker.module: Just a view.
> blog.module: Just a view.
> /node front page: Just a view.
> /rss.xml: Just a view.
> node content admin: Could be a view, with VBO.
> user admin: Could be a view, with VBO.
> recent comments block: Yep, a view.
> recent blog posts block: Yep, a view.
> active forum posts? Sho 'nuff.
> Having a bunch of this stuff be Views natively, instead of hardcoded
> queries and whatnot, would be a big step closer to separating the API
> from the Application, and the Application would become *much* more
> replaceable. And tweakable. Because once it's a view, then on your site
> you can tweak it as much as you can tweak any view. And that's rather a lot.
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