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Survey Module: Using the Module Template & the future of the Survey module

I found this blog post on the web:

Note that his criticisms are valid. My only defense is that the Survey template does work, but yes it would be great if all core modules used the same system.

A new Survey team is forming and the next version of the Survey module will be a re-write. Perhaps we will be able to re-visit the issue.

I know that re-writes are not the best thing to do because you lose good code and introduce new bugs, but the Survey module is now like a house that was great when it was first built, then over the years we added rooms and even floors to it. The foundation of the house is holding up a structure it was never built for.

The DNN core has gone through this "refactoring" process many times and it has allowed the core project to grow properly.

The next version of the Survey module could take 6+ months to design, test, beta test, and release.


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