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Topic # 8748 27-Jul-2006 11:57
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A suggestion for GZ blogs, can we allow html code in comments, perhaps from registered users only? One user taking 10 seconds to hyperlink a URL can save, say 2 - 5 seconds for hundreds of users.




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  Reply # 42571 27-Jul-2006 12:01
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Seconded...




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  Reply # 42572 27-Jul-2006 12:08
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You promise to moderate your blog and keep spam under control? I can allow some tags only, such as a, b, i. What else?





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Reply # 42573 27-Jul-2006 12:09
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Unless of course you are a registered user, in which case that's ok, no need for moderation (still, someone can register just for this).





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  Reply # 42574 27-Jul-2006 12:11
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I moderate...

Maybe if it's not too much hassle, a toggle to allow/disallow HTML in comments in the blog configuration would be the thing?




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Reply # 42575 27-Jul-2006 12:17
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I will look on this. Can't promise anything soon, since I am working on some other stuff behind the scenes.









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  Reply # 42576 27-Jul-2006 12:19
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At the moment I dont moderate, as a courtesy to the 99.99999 per cent of comment leavers that are intelligent, genuine, and on topic.

The moment i start getting comment spam, or other abuse of the comment system, then moderation is going on.

I like the fact that someone can post a dissenting view, and see that their comment stands (and in fact is published immediately).

Borderline was the crumpet comment from Rozzo, informing me that he hoped i would die, due to my hazing of crumpet toast.

I would still prefer html ONLY for registered, logged in users.




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Reply # 42577 27-Jul-2006 12:22
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I don't moderate either, but there's the e-mail verification, and I have the e-mail notification set, so I know of all comments posted. I might add a link to the e-mails if you want to click and go directly to the moderation page though for a quick moderation if needed.





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  Reply # 42579 27-Jul-2006 12:25
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tonyhughes: I would still prefer html ONLY for registered, logged in users.

I second this. There are many forum sites that let you post anonomously but cannot use html in your post unless you are logged. Maybe just load the RTE in the comment text area for registered users?



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  Reply # 42580 27-Jul-2006 12:27
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how about a couple of links in the email, that are active working links if you are logged in to geekzone (which i am almost 24/7), to do the following

click here to approve this comment
click here to delete this comment
click here to email the comment author directly




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  Reply # 42581 27-Jul-2006 12:33
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if the comment authors email address was displayed in the notification, it would make it a lot easier to decide there and then if the comment was worth keeping/publishing (and to contact them if required, as often, an off-blog conversation is warranted)




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Reply # 42605 27-Jul-2006 18:38
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Done. Registered users can enter some HTML through the editor now (if the option to use the editor is set on the user's profile, and if the user is logged in).





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Reply # 42664 28-Jul-2006 10:09
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What? Lots of requests, but no thanks? I am not making more changes in the future...

And no free drinks either.







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Reply # 42668 28-Jul-2006 10:24
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LOL

THANKYOU Mauricio.

Its hard to keep up with saying thankyou for all the hard work and innovation that goes on here on GZ, simply because there is so much of it, and we are only human.

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  Reply # 42676 28-Jul-2006 10:33
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