[typo] Multiple users

Justin Palmer typo at isolated-designs.net
Wed Aug 17 17:29:04 EDT 2005

Gonna chime in here.

I find multi-blog support for the core Typo project to be feature bloat 
myself.  9.5 times out of 10 there will be 1 blogger or one blog with 
many bloggers blogging on the same
blog (say that 5 times fast!).  Don't you think the multi-blog feature 
would only be useful to a small minority of our users and not the 95% 


Scott Laird wrote:

> On Aug 17, 2005, at 7:41 AM, Pratik wrote:
>> Probably, there can be a 'base_url' or 'url_format' parameter in
>> configuration file to derive that.
> No configuration files!
> The logical thing to do would be to have a base_url in the blogs  
> table, and then default to blog_id 1 when the incoming URL fails to  
> match any of the base_urls.
>> I believe it's better idea for typo multiuser to be an independant
>> sister project of typo. As multi-user blog doesn't really sound like
>> typo's main goal. Plus, I think there are many more better things for
>> lead typo developers to implement.
> The problem with this is that multi-blog patches will be *really*  
> invasive.  That means that it'll be very hard to maintain an out-of- 
> tree multiblog patch.  Either the patch will rot and need major work  
> to get it to apply to each new Typo release, or the multi-blog  
> version will fork off and become its own project.
> Given this, we'd almost certainly be best off having multi-blog  
> support in the main Typo tree, if we're going to do it at all.
> Scott
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