[development] D8: Merge taxonomy, book and node modules?

Daniel F. Kudwien news at unleashedmind.com
Fri Jan 21 18:24:57 UTC 2011

The missing puzzle piece that prevents this change from happening is what
we're trying to flesh out in the Relation project:
http://drupal.org/project/relation - still pre-alpha, still bound to major
API/design changes, but we're slowly getting there.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces at drupal.org 
> [mailto:development-bounces at drupal.org] On Behalf Of Athanasios Velios
> Sent: Friday, January 21, 2011 7:04 PM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: [development] D8: Merge taxonomy, book and node modules?
> Hello,
> Can I alert you to a recent post on the forums
> (http://drupal.org/node/1035470) which I think deserves some 
> discussion.
> I wonder if indeed there is any difference between the 
> taxonomy terms and nodes after D7. Often developed taxonomies 
> with descriptions and examples are considered content 
> themselves. I appreciate that if the two
> (three) modules are merged, the idea of a "concept" versus 
> its "implementation"/example will disappear, therefore the 
> relation of say a species animal versus my pet will not 
> exist. But arguably, since all examples are somewhat 
> different from one another (i.e. my pet's characteristics 
> make it a unique living organism), one would say that the 
> examples become part of the taxonomy (i.e. my pet is a 
> sub-sub-species). Therefore having one taxonomy can, in fact, 
> include all content.
> Does this make sense?
> Thanasis

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