[geeklog-devel] Feature Idea...
tony at tonybibbs.com
Thu Jan 8 17:57:56 EST 2004
Rob, I can see why you want the email sent. Your second item about
tying a reason to a deleted submission was one I already mentioned.
You longer term stuff makes sense but is more work so I will combine
your ideas and mine into one feature request and the additional stuff in
a seperate one.
Rob Griffiths wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2004, at 11:24 AM, Dirk Haun wrote:
>> Tony wrote:
>>> What I am proposing is that users be able to see items they have
>>> submitted while still in the queue. Complimenting this I'd like to see
>>> a generic email sent out when submission are deleted and if you are in
>>> an editor when you do the delete (as opposed to moderation.php) I'd like
>>> to be able to select a delete reason from a pre-determined list or be
>>> able to hand enter a custom reason.
>> I like that idea. Silently deleting a submission (without an email being
>> sent out) should still be possible, though.
> i'm not necessarily as concerned that they can still see it in the queue
> (how about if they can just send a query form to the database, or if
> their submitted articles show up on their profile page??) ... what i
> would like to see is:
> - email sent when they submit the story, potentially showing the
> article's position in the queue ("Thank you for your submission; it's
> currently the 125th item in the queue.")
> - email send when deleted, but allowing a checkbox for reasons; i.e.
> "duplicate" or "irrelevant" etc. not sure exactly how this should work,
> but I usually delete stuff because it's a duplicate or because it's just
> plain stupid, so those two should be options :).
> On a longer-term bigger-picture item, what I want to do is be able to
> add assistant editors who do NOT have any publication rights. I want
> them to review and edit stories, check for duplicates, indicate "delete"
> or "publish," and then submit them to me. At that point, i have a
> submission queue that just requires my final approval over "yea" or
> "nay" on each story, and I shouldn't have any editing work to do
> (assuming I have good assistants). As assistants earn "trust," they can
> get publishing rights. I thought about faking this by just forcing the
> "draft" flag on everyone other than my user ID, but I'm not sure that
> captures all the possible scenarios (couldn't they still delete from the
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