[geeklog-devel] PLG_itemDisplay?

Joe Mucchiello joe at ThrowingDice.com
Mon Oct 8 10:19:37 EDT 2007

At 05:55 AM 10/8/2007, Oliver Spiesshofer wrote:
>Hi guys,
>I have tried some new statistics plugin and wanted to record all 
>stories displayed.
>I thought I run it through PLG_itemDisplay but the funtion does not 
>seem to be called anywhere in the current CVS.
>When exatctly are the plans for this function? Should that be 
>inserted in all item displays such as stories and plugin-items?
>Is that something we want to have in this version?
>Also, the function calls a 'custom_itemdisplay', but the functions 
>in the lib-custom are all called "CUSTOM_...."

Oliver, there are no plans for PLG_itemDisplay. When you wrote it in 
January, Dirk said this:

 >At 06:50 AM 1/9/2007, Dirk Haun wrote:
 >>Ok, rewriting the plugin engine was not the original scope of the
 >>tagging plugin :), but this can certainly be done.
 >>A PLG_itemDisplay('story') could call all plugins and see if they have
 >>anything to add to the story display.
 >Could you slow down a bit, please?
 >Do we even need such an API? We already have something similar in the form of
 >bye, Dirk

At the time and ever since there have been several proposed changes 
to these APIs (every 2-3 months) but nothing was ever decided.

Joe Mucchiello
Throwing Dice Games

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