[development] Body and teaser as fields

Ronald Ashri ronald at istos.it
Thu Feb 12 14:00:24 UTC 2009

Earnie Boyd wrote:
> How about making the default content types a configurable item for the 
> install profile?

I think the default install should be zero-configuration to start with 
(beyond obvious DB name, user, etc). A lot of people are going to give 
Drupal about 4-5 minutes initally. They will download, unzip, visit 
install page on browser and fire away. They will assume that any issues 
will be dealt with and they don't want to learn anything about Drupal 
before Drupal is actually running on their system because that is the 
first hurdle. If I can't install it why should I even learn about it.

If you ask them "do you want to create content types Page and Story" - 
already they have to learn something, as in "what are content types then?".

Other profiles already assume some familiarity with Drupal and some 
purpose in what you are trying to achieve so they can happily ask all 
sorts of questiosn.



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