[development] Drupal Folder Structure
JoshM at haanmc.com
Thu Nov 19 14:15:10 UTC 2009
Is there anyone else worried that the Drupal folder structure encourages
users to drop modules or themes into the wrong place? Wouldn't you like
to have a folder structure that separates core from the rest of the
customizable sites folder?
As this issue could blow up in the issue que
(http://drupal.org/node/22336) perhaps a short discourse on the mailing
list is in order. It's weird that we all care so much about coding
standards and yet we let our folder structure look so thrown together.
Perhaps I'm wrong. I have feeling the real reason we are putting up with
such a confusing structure is that moving files can introduce a big wtf
and some might think we should leave it well enough alone. On the other
hand, I believe it's broken and not at all grokable for 100% of the
For fun, here is D7's folder structure as it stands from drupal.org
project packager (not cvs) five minutes ago:
Thoughts and comments are very much appreciated and encouraged.
Web / Technology Director
Haan Marketing + Communications
123 N. 8th Street, Lafayette, IN 47902-0350
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