[geeklog-devel] New links system

Tony Bibbs tony at tonybibbs.com
Tue Jan 14 12:16:29 EST 2003

Similies aren't a favorite thing of mine even though I do them all the 
time in IRC ;-).  I'd say for now let's just get the core stuff working 

Why not paste the DB schema here.

Also, were you intending this as a plugin or a replacement for what we 
have? I'd prefer as a plugin (more modular).  However, regarldless of how 
you do it, you have a huge task in converting the *old* link data to the 
*new* link tables.

As for comments, if you do the Plugin API, you don't have to worry about 
comments working, GL will take care of that for you. 

Dirk, what is your thought on replacing what we have versus making this a 


 On Tue, 14 Jan 2003 amd at azoresmedia.com 

> > Rating links is less interesting to me but the first two items make sense.
> > If you do the comments, I think that will have to introduce a new page
> > that shows the details of a link with the comment stuff below it (thus,
> > that will require theme changes but should be additions and not changes).
> > On the new page I'd like to see the link details (title,url,hits,user who
> > added it, etc) with the comments below it.
> > 
> > --Tony
> OK. Now... there are some things I should ask you before implementing:
> 1) Should I use the comments system used on the news?
> 2) I've made this very basic smileys thinggie. It is very very fast though... so... can I change the news / links' comments to use this?
> I should be able to make the necessary theme changes for the default theme... but as Tony says... knuckles is the man here.
> Anyway... here's what it's done right now:
> Link categories: each link category has it's ID, it's Parent ID, it's Title and it's Description.
> As for the links, you have the link's title, the URL, hits, user who submitted and number of comments.
> The comments will also be scanned for bad words.
> That's about it. I'll try to put it up today.
> bye
> André
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