[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress] #3961: Need hierarchical groups

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Fri Feb 17 13:41:21 UTC 2012

#3961: Need hierarchical groups
 Reporter:  sooskriszta               |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement               |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                    |   Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  Core                      |     Version:  1.5.3
 Severity:  major                     |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  dev-feedback 2nd-opinion  |

Comment (by boonebgorges):

 > I thought the long term plan was to make groups into a custom post type,
 with the built-in taxonomy support that provides, so I've been happy to
 keep patching things in until then. Is that still the ultimate goal?

 Maybe. We have to clear some conceptual hurdles first, related to scaling
 and schema. IMO, the two easiest components to map onto CPTs are Messages
 and Groups (though not group members). I may write a proof-of-concept
 after 1.6 comes out, but it will be a while before those decisions become

 Regardless of the CPT situation, I think that we should move forward with
 proper meta/tax for groups. On that note, see

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