[geeklog-devel] New links system

Dirk Haun dirk at haun-online.de
Tue Jan 14 12:41:11 EST 2003

Tony Bibbs <tony at tonybibbs.com> wrote:

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

I'd like to see something first :-)

If we can come up with a simple one-time conversion from existing links
to this new system, then why not? Some of the features mentioned are on
my personal wish list (which I had hoped to find the time and address in
1.3.8 myself). Now where is that email ... ah, here we go:

>- Display the submission date of a link (or, if it has been edited,
>display it as "last updated"). People would then get an idea how old a
>link is and if it's still of interest (for existing links, we can
>recreate the date from the link id).
>- Add a "report broken links" option.
>- Ability to disable a link, i.e. hide it from the list. This could be
>used when a site appears to be down but it's not clear whether this is
>temporary or not.
>- Keep the name of the person who submitted the link. Often, this would
>be somebody who's either running the site or is familiar with it. So this
>would be a person to contact when a site is down.

bye, Dirk


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