[geeklog-devel] New links system

Tony Bibbs tony at tonybibbs.com
Tue Jan 14 13:06:17 EST 2003

On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Dirk Haun wrote:
> I'd like to see something first :-)

I hear ya!

> 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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