[development] verbose_permissions_help Module Idea

Sascha Grossenbacher saschagros at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 22:08:43 UTC 2010


On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 10:57 PM, Shai Gluskin <shai at content2zero.com> wrote:
> The Verbose Permissions Help module would create a hook_verbose_perm_help
> api function that would allow module writers to create extra help
> information for each permission. The module would then display that
> information via a tool tip or some other way (ideas?) that would display
> when hovering on an "I" icon next to the existing perm description.

Drupal 7 contains descriptions for every permission, they are part of
hook_permission. See

So, that module would only make sense for Drupal 6. The most
problematic issue would imho be, as usual, getting all other contrib
modules to implement that hook.


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