[buddypress-dev] Re: 'Friend' or 'Fan'?

Chris Taylor - stillbreathing.co.uk chris at stillbreathing.co.uk
Sun May 25 23:15:46 GMT 2008

On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 8:03 PM, Ponara <ponara at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd like to suggest that with news/publication type blog networks, e.g.
> HuffingtonPost, you're not interested in friendships as much as tracking a
> particular author/blogger's latest articles.  In their set up, (which uses
> MT), you are a 'fan' of a blogger, and can therefore keep up to date on his
> latest posts.

This shouldn't be too hard to do. My latest friends code allows people
to categorise their friends, but it should be quite easy for someone
to set themselves as a fan of someone else - which would not require
confirmation of course. Yep, that shouldn't be hard at all.


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