[Silva-general] container creators?
aaltepet at bethel.edu
Fri Mar 16 18:33:51 CET 2007
On Friday 16 March 2007 12:19, kit BLAKE wrote:
> 2007/3/16, Andy Altepeter <aaltepet at bethel.edu>:
> > On Thursday 15 March 2007 13:08, eric casteleijn wrote:
> > > Good and bad news, I'm afraid:
> > >
> > > The good: modification dates are now shown for containers.
> > >
> > > The bad: last authors are not: This is information is simply not set on
> > > folders, and changing that would cost me a little more time than I have
> > > right now. We also decided against showing the creator here, for the
> > > reason that this may confuse people: If something changed on a folder
> > > people may look at the author column to see whom to praise/blame, as
> > > would be correct for versioned content, but in this case may point to
> > > innocent bystanders, i.e. the original creator. So this remains 'n/a'
> > > for now.
> > Darn. Well, thanks for looking into it.
> Andy, just to be clear: this isn't impossible, it's just that it would
> require a lot of work. Containers don't have any means of tracking the
> last author (whereas they do have a modification date). Hopefully we
> can include this feature in future development. It would be a good
Cool; thanks for clarifying!
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