[Imc-mayday-collective] Outdated duplicates appearing on newswire.

anargeek chris at anargeek.net
Sun May 8 04:06:39 PDT 2011


Hi

On Sun 08-May-2011 at 11:56:03AM +0100, Mr. Demeanour wrote:
> 
> I would prefer the UK newswire to default to only showing articles
> submitted to the UK site. I think the straight UK newswire is on the
> whole superior to the aggregated content.

OK.

> Perhaps we could have a second box (beneath the UK wire) for
> aggregated content; or a user toggle that switches on merged
> aggregated content.

I'd suggest a user toggle.

> We did something with cookies to select only promoted articles; we
> could do something similar with offsite articles.
> 
> In principle the toggle could be Javascript/CSS, i.e. the raw page
> contains both types of content, but aggregated material is hidden in
> the default CSS?

This can be done so it doesn't depend on Javascript or CSS or cookies
(though cookies could optionally be available to store users
preferences).

All the best

Chris


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