[Theforum] Re: Article Approvals

Michele Foster michele at wordpro.on.ca
Thu Nov 29 15:44:33 CST 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: ".jeff" <jeff at members.evolt.org>

<snip happy>

| ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
| > but ya, if someone were to delete an article, we'd just
| > have to rollback the transaction.
| ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
| you make it sound so easy.  the truth is that only someone with access to
| the database and with enough knowledge of oracle could do it.  we really
| need to build something like this into the cms itself.  workflow is alot
| work to implement correctly though (eh martin?)

Actually, it's a lot better now then it was.  That preview screen is a
life-saver.  Preventing accidentally doing something silly.

So, kudos to you guys for implementing that .. and requiring the reason for
editing.  Both are great.

The deny feature has an "alert" box .. perhaps the "reset" and the "approve"
options should too?

One feature that would be good to have is locking of some sort, so that two
people cannot be editing the same article at the same time.  Always been a

Anyway .. more off me in a bit


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