[wp-hackers] A proposal for archiving comments

Angsuman Chakraborty angsuman at taragana.com
Sun Sep 3 05:30:37 GMT 2006


One of the problems I face with comments is the inability to archive comments. Let me explain. Often I get comments which can neither be approved, because they are personal and directed to me only, nor can they be deleted, because they are important. I don't like to defer them either because a. they very soon tend to clutter up the queue and b. they have a tendency to inadvertently get approved. These are the comments I want to reply to in my own time. In an email client I have a special folder where I archive such action items.
So my specific proposal is - can we create a way to archive / file certain comments without approving them?

My generic proposal is - can we create a framework to create multiple comment folders and drag-n-drop comments to them instead of the current simplistic workflow or approve/spam/delete/do nothing?

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