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dev help

2000-10-03 01:16:44+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Some help and suggestions, please:
  • First, does anyone feel a need for revision history/audit trail for the main blog comments? I try to note when I do substantive changes and only tweak typos otherwise, but I know there are some strong feelings on the matter...
  • I'm working on implementing a couple of new features, including _Aaron Swartz's syndication API_ (http://my.theinfo.org/changed/), but a while back Carl Coryell-Martin and I had talked about a way to cross-link discussion forum information. Anyone else playing with message boards or syndication and wanna share?
  • Finally, I'm implementing a book library. A few of us have, at times, chatted about a book equivalent of the _IMDB_ (http://www.imdb.org/), and I'm hoping to let y'all browse some of my library by the end of this week. The problem I've got is that I want a higher quality database than the online bookstores (which pretty much suck, based on my small sample), and I don't know how I want to implement security and audit trails. Suggestions for maintaining large contributor count databases appreciated.

[ related topics: Books Weblogs Carl Coryell-Martin ]

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#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:30:22+00 by: shad0w

Revision history and audit trail -- It's YOUR blog, YOU manage it, and if you want those, you'll have to implement 'em. I don't see why readers would need 'em.

#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:30:22+00 by: Dan Lyke

Well, various readers I've talked to have asked for such a thing from a certain other author, but there are some stylistic differences between Flutterby and that other author's 'blog.