in reply to Including number of replies in Newest Nodes
i'm not sure how the database for Perl Monks is set up, but i suspect that this is not a simple addition. unless every node stores the id of its top-level parent node (in addition to the id of its immediate parent), then multiple SQL queries would need to be made to traverse the tree of children and get a reply count.
this could be entirely incorrect, but i suspect vroom would have added this feature if it weren't near impossible to do easily in SQL.
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RE: RE: Including number of replies in Newest Nodes
by athomason (Curate) on Jun 09, 2000 at 09:30 UTC
by mdillon (Priest) on Jun 09, 2000 at 09:54 UTC