[development] Field API! Review it, or forever hold your peace.

Stefan Nagtegaal 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.
> Thanks,
> Barry

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