I have been doing some work on a drupal site recently and working heavily with Taxonomy.

I had a need to identify Taxonomy terms based on the person that created them.

The problem with taxonomy terms is that unlike traditional content types, author information isn’t automatically appended when a term is created. Terms are just terms. However in Drupal 7 and beyond they are also “fieldable” entities. I will get to why that is so important in a bit…

There is a module I came across called “Private Taxonomy” which seemed to fit my needs perfectly. Until I found out it was a bit buggy and administratively heavy. (more…)