[typo] Comment box hiding?

Scott Laird scott at sigkill.org
Mon Sep 19 19:44:40 EDT 2005

On Sep 19, 2005, at 4:36 PM, Trejkaz wrote:

>> Uh, second question: How would I make the comment form not show up  
>> when
>> comments are no longer accepted? Right now it seems to just  
>> swallow them
>> without any notice at all.
>> I assume that I just need to wrap an if-statement around most of
>> app/views/articles/_comment_box.rhtml, but I'm not sure what it would
>> be. I had a quick look in articles_controller to see what the code  
>> was
>> producing the "swallowing" effect, but I couldn't seem to locate it.
> You might have to watch out for the page cache.  If the cache stores a
> copy of the page with the comment box on, then no code in Ruby land  
> will
> make the comment box hide itself.
> I guess what I'm saying is that hiding the box from Ruby land might  
> not be
> enough.  It wouldn't hurt to also have a little message which says
> comments are disabled, _after_ the user submits.
> ...unless the box can be somehow hidden from JavaScript land, like  
> a lot
> of the other enable/disable stuff does.

Disabling comments on an article should trigger article.save, which  
should sweep the cache.


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