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Not released yet, but garywiz had developed something that sounds really similar :)
ShowMe API (terrible name, but great effort):http://drupal.org/node/582334#comment-2070210
Sorry#582334-2: Lightbox2, jQuery lightbox, etc. modularization strategy
Probably not, as I'm sure that starbox will build upon modern + fresh concepts. Wysiwyg on steroids, kinda.
However, I've got some critical thoughts to share on this topic, as I thought through it multiple times in the past months, just need to spare some time to write that down. :-/
Cool. You guys are great. Is there a definitive thread where things are being hammered out and discussed, or are you IRCing it?
suggesting work with Modal Frame API (part of it got into D7 core) and Popups API
#4 So this module is going to start on D7 then? I'm asking since only one of the lightbox-types of modules currently have a 7.x-dev branch.
from the ModalFrame API project page - http://drupal.org/project/modalframe:
Note for those interested in Drupal 7 support for this module: It seems this feature is being included in Drupal core itself. So, probably there will be no stable release of this module for Drupal 7 because it will be already there. :-D See: #517688: Initial D7UX admin overlay.
Popups - http://drupal.org/project/popups
...just curious to see what will happen.
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