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Re: showhidden cookie and functionality totally removed in cvs ???

From: boud
Subject: Re: showhidden cookie and functionality totally removed in cvs ???
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 01:02:46 +0200 (CEST)

hi all,

On Tue, 27 Mar 2007, Dmitry Borodaenko wrote:

On 3/25/07, boud <address@hidden> wrote:
It looks to me like the "showhidden" session cookie and the user
interface (in "Settings") for turning the showing of hidden messages
and also all of the functionality of showing hidden messages
has been totally removed from samizdat

I am currently doing a massive and lengthy refactoring of Samizdat to
bring it closer to MVC architecture. After having this implementation

i guess that means the idea of separating Model-View-Controller components
of the system:

(rather than the war medal: )

of message hiding get in my way in several places, I had to remove it:
it will be easier to add it after refactoring is complete than to keep
dragging it along through the process.

And I do plan to add it back, although we will need to rethink how we


OK, that makes sense. i could see in how many different places you had to
remove it.

implement this. Message hiding is only one of many forms of
moderation, having special cases sprinkled throughout the code for
each of these is a nightmare to maintain. I agree with your argument
that moderation log is not enough, we need to have in-place moderation
traces which will make it more obvious that this particular view
(thread, blog, whatever) was changed by moderators.


Looking forward to the massively and lengthily refactored version. :)


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