Commit c9f03cdd authored by Dries's avatar Dries

- Patch #749992 by jhodgdon: menu system / menu module distinction is not...

- Patch #749992 by jhodgdon: menu system / menu module distinction is not obvious to folks new to Drupal.
parent ea2e49a7
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* The Drupal menu system drives both the navigation system from a user
* perspective and the callback system that Drupal uses to respond to URLs
* passed from the browser. For this reason, a good understanding of the
* menu system is fundamental to the creation of complex modules.
* menu system is fundamental to the creation of complex modules. As a note,
* this is related to, but separate from menu.module, which allows menus
* (which in this context are hierarchical lists of links) to be customized from
* the Drupal administrative interface.
*
* Drupal's menu system follows a simple hierarchy defined by paths.
* Implementations of hook_menu() define menu items and assign them to
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/**
* @file
* Allows administrators to customize the site navigation menu.
* Allows administrators to customize the site's navigation menus.
*
* A menu (in this context) is a hierarchical collection of links, generally
* used for navigation. This is not to be confused with the
* @link menu Menu system @endlink of menu.inc and hook_menu(), which defines
* page routing requests for Drupal, and also allows the defined page routing
* URLs to be added to the main site navigation menu.
*/
/**
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