[development] Node reference in core?

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Mar 1 18:40:14 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 12:53 PM, Daniel F. Kudwien wrote:
> Am 01.03.2012 17:19, schrieb Karl Giesing:
>> Furthermore, we also need the ability to add Track nodes as we are
>> creating an Album node - that is, we need the ability to create multiple
>> nodes, and their references, all from the single form used to create an
>> album. What should NOT happen is that the user has to create each track
>> individually before they create an album that has those tracks - this is
>> a workflow nightmare. (And it's currently how Pushtape works.)
>> There are currently three D7 modules used to create node references:
>> References, Entity Reference, and Relation. References is the only one
>> not currently in beta - and it's being depricated in favor of one of the
>> other two. Furthermore, as far as I can tell, none of the above allow
>> you to create the references unless the nodes already exist.
> Creating 0-n other entities as part of the initial creation/form flow of a
> parent entity, and handling that correctly in terms of what data to store
> where and what to do in case of validation errors down the line, is the
> tricky part.

How about taxonomy?  You could have a term for the album and each
track node for the album adds the term.

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