[wp-hackers] WP Trashbin
ryan at concept64.com
Mon Apr 24 20:44:07 GMT 2006
> Rob Mientjes wrote:
>> On 24/04/06, David Chait <davebytes at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> Trash can, recycle bin, whatever should alleviate ANY potential
>>> issues with
>>> mass-deletion of posts, comments, etc. And would improve usability
>>> for the
>>> average user (imho). Not to mention once in a blue moon it'd be real
>>> helpful for the techies who accidentally delete a comment they
>>> didn't mean
>>> to (who, me?).
>> Again a user side experience: the trash bin analogy is more than just
>> common. The extra layer is one we should consider well, but I would
>> opt for it. Many people—including me, whoops!—make mistakes, and a
>> trash bin is exactly the saviour in those cases.
>> If this is one layer too much or whatever, I'm willing to accept that,
>> but every sensible option should be considered. I think that's also a
>> part of the WP development? I think it should be, anyway.
> Did that before :)
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Just thought I'd fork this discussion to a different thread. OMG, did I
Anyway, an idea for implementing a trash-bin in WP might be the simple
addition of post_status = deleted or comment_approved = deleted ? We've
already separated posts, pages, attachments into post_type, so the
distinction wouldn't be hard to make code-wise...
Just a thought.
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