[wp-xmlrpc] post_status

Joseph Scott joseph at randomnetworks.com
Mon Dec 17 22:39:39 GMT 2007

On Dec 17, 2007, at 1:24 PM, Daniel Jalkut wrote:

> I'm glad that things are getting hashed out. While you're thinking  
> about adding an ability to specify post_status, can I also suggest  
> that there should be some mechanism for a client to ask for the  
> list of possible statuses?  I see something akin to  
> "supportedTextFilters" ... since the client can't reasonably  
> display the list of statuses without explicitly knowing based on  
> the version of WP, or by asking via protocol.
> It seems sensible to establish a precedent of requesting a list of  
> possible post statuses, and allowing the user to choose from among  
> those for any post. The guarantee would then be that any post from  
> WP should have a post-status that is from among that list.

I like that idea.  Need a good method name.  wp.getPostStatuses ?   
wp.getPossiblePostStatuses ? wp.getPostStatusList ?

I'll hunt around and see where WordPress is keeping the list of valid  
values for the post_status field.

Joseph Scott

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