[pmwiki-users] Improving PITS

Petko Yotov 5ko at 5ko.fr
Thu Jul 9 03:39:43 CDT 2009

On Thursday 09 July 2009 08:29:27 Oliver Betz wrote:
> Petko Yotov wrote:
> >> >* Inactive discussions (no edits for 180+ days) are automatically
> >> > labeled and moved to a sub-page, instead of cluttering the main page.
> >>
> >> IMO there should be also a view of this list sorted by "expiration
> >> date", else it will be very hard to catch entries slipped to
> >> "inactive" by accident.
> >
> >If one edits (and saves) the "inactive" entry, the entry becomes "active"
> > and returns automatically to the main list.
> I know, but I wanted to address another problem: There are long
> pending issues where "everything is said", therefore there is no need
> to edit this entry again and again. It would go "inactive"
> undeservedly.

This is fair. Entries with status Confirmed, ToDo or In Progress are no longer 
automatically "expired".

> Therefore one has to look at the "inactive" entries from time to time
> to catch these. For this task, it would be useful to have the youngest
> entries listed first.

I just added a drop-down menu to reorder the lists by a number of properties. 
(Other users also suggested sortable lists, thanks!)

A note, however: the drop-down menu reorders all lists in the page.


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