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RE: RE:Blackboard Nodes

by Corion (Pope)
on Jun 06, 2000 at 20:41 UTC ( #16671=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RE:
in thread "Whiteboard Nodes"

The idea of making Scrap Nodes freely creatable has pros and cons. There are valid reasons why one person would want to have two scrap pages "running", but there would be some invasion of Scrap Pages then...

The idea of having a "don't delete" checkbox to prevent the (untimely) cleanup of such a node is also good, but this would mostly make sense if you could create Scrap Nodes like any other node. I think that a reminder after 5 days and a forced deletion after 10 days would be OK.

Of course the scrap nodes could be used for spamming etc., but as long as we can keep the scrap nodes from showing up under Newest Nodes, that's not too much of a hassle I think - anything that survives longer than 2 hours should be a permanent node anyway.

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[marto]: I'd be interested in seeing the schema and some test data. I think the move could be done in stages.
[ambrus]: Corion: did you as the gods release any official opinion about how perlmonks is now on HTTPS?
[Corion]: Discipulus: I think once we have a test environment again and move to git, contribution and change gets easier
[Corion]: ambrus: I think there was some discussion and maybe even an entry in Tidings, but I'm not really sure
[marto]: Back later, got to get the kids ready
[ambrus]: Also, I still have the suspicion that Perlmonks as a website is still horribly insecure, and that a malicious attacker could take over anyone's account easily, and I should tell the details of why I think this in some Cabal-only place.
[Corion]: But the site now is on https (only), and now also with one unified SSL certificate for all PM hoss
[ambrus]: This worries me a lot especially because as a cbstream maintainer, if this happens, I could get falsely blamed for any insecurity.
[ambrus]: Cbstream itself is also insecure because I abandonned it for too long, and it's really ripe for a full rewrite or something now.
[ambrus]: But that's a totally different issue.

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