[Theforum] [---Dev] RE: [---tent] Article cleanup issue

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Jul 23 14:15:02 CDT 2002

On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, aardvark wrote:

> > From: ".jeff" <jeff at members.evolt.org>
> > >
> > > the new solution is to find a way to set articles to an
> > > 'archived' status which relieves some load on the db,
> > > but otherwise doesn't harm their status as published
> > > articles (preserves incoming links, shows 'em in search
> > > results, counts toward cubes, etc.)...
> > ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
> >
> alrighty then...
> so, who has an issue with this solution, as described above?  let's
> not make technical assumptions just yet...
> i'm fine with that solution, since it doesn't imply that articles get
> dumped in any way...

So what's the benefit of articles being non-archived?

Would there be a problem of actually using Rudy's "ad absurdem" suggestion
of just auto-archiving *everything*, or everything over a month old?


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