More custom field revisions

Bradley Baetz bbaetz at
Wed Apr 30 08:06:13 UTC 2003

On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 08:59:22AM +0100, Gervase Markham wrote:
> To summarise, then, there are a few things I really feel I need to 
> insist on :-):
> - That it be possible to make a custom field apply, to 1, 2, .... N 
> products.

Just have an inclusions table

> - That the custom field have an alphanumeric internal name, defined at 
> creation time, which is unique to it and is used in form field names and 
> anywhere else a unique identifier is required. This would not be the 
> display name (although it could be a default for it.)

Why not use an id for form field names? That saves us a name->id lookup,
and is something I've been considering doing for a while.

> - The separation of content from presentation by moving the definition 
> of how and where the fields are displayed to the templates.

Right, as far as is possible.

Hopefully this weekend i'll have time to actually read all of this
thread's mails...


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