[development] Field API! Review it, or forever hold your peace.
development at robuustdesign.nl
Sun Jan 25 08:51:53 UTC 2009
Are there any screencasts of the proposed functionality, or
screendumps of the user interface?
Op 25 jan 2009, om 00:57 heeft Barry Jaspan het volgende geschreven:
> After a year of thought and (intermittent) work, the Drupal 7 Field
> API is very nearly a reality. The recent Fields in Core code sprint
> at Acquia was a great success and got us "over the hump" on the this
> project. Since then, the team has been working on finishing up the
> loose ends standing between us and the initial commit.
> The Field API is going to *replace* CCK's database functionality in
> D7 and beyond. If you think this might affect your Drupal-ish
> future, now would be a good time to review it and chime in with your
> opinion. If you choose not to, don't come complaining to me
> later. :-)
> You will probably find the Fields in Core Code Sprint Final Report a
> useful introduction: http://drupal.org/node/361042.
> I've set up a handy-dandy page describing the best way(s) to help: http://drupal.org/node/361849
> To start you off in the right direction, though, here's a tip: the
> best two ways to help out RIGHT NOW are to review the Field API
> documentation (http://drupal.org/node/362764) and the current
> proposed Field API patch (http://drupal.org/node/361683). Note that
> the patch Field API patch is not in a ready-to-commit state yet but
> it is close and the key elements are all in place.
> You can also try out the CCK UI, but you'll have to get it directly
> from CVS contrib. Yes, this means that CCK will probably be ready
> on the day D7 is released. Yay for that.
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