[theforum] weo signoff

Martin Burns yumyum at easyweb.co.uk
Thu Mar 3 18:48:22 CST 2005

On Fri, March 4, 2005 12:23 am, Richard Bennett said:

Hi Richard - glad to have you aboard.

> It sounds like it is using the default drupal 'basic' document moderation.
> I was at the Drupal conference in Brussels last week, and one excellent
> talk
> was given by John van Dyck, where he outlined the workflow and actions
> modules.
> This allows building arbitary worflows (using your own defined terms)
> depending on the task at hand, and allows you to attach actions to the
> transition between states.
> You can set which states are allowed to transition to which other ones,
> who
> has access to which states, and what actions are to be taken when a
> transition happens. (Send email, publish to user-group etc)
> http://drupal.org/project/workflow
> http://drupal.org/project/actions

Yes, we have those installed. And we tried it. But:

1) The range of available actions isn't sufficient (can't remember off the
top of my head what we were missing), and we didn't have anyone with time
to code new ones.

2) Available actions aren't restricted by role.

If I'm missing something, let me know. The current workflow is documented at


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