That post that you found from Mark - that's *very* old. It mentions =20
the weights - it used to be that you could associate 'weights'.
Regarding posting a story and having it not show up on the main =20
page... from the sound of it, this is now a non-issue too. I =20
routinely post stories on lottadot, in a section, and I do not want =20
those stories on the frontpage. I just use the ^X+V to move the =20
topics around or remove them from the available list when editting a =20
On Aug 18, 2005, at 10:43 PM, Alexandre Leroux wrote:
> I found previous discussions started by George Clark and Mark =20
> Gaulin. The conclusions are not known and there is obviously still =20
> confusion on this very issue. Anyone want to help clear things out? =20=
> Reading from what I included below, it seems I would need different =20=
> skins for each nexus, right?
> =3D =3D =3D =3D =3D
> A tidbit:
> Mark Gaulin:
>> I think my final assessment is probably close: to post a story to a
>> topic and not have it show up on MainPage, that topic must have a
>> parent (or grandparent) topic that is a nexus, and there must be a
>> skin associated with that nexus. If there isn't one then the story
>> will have no primaryskid and will not appear anywhere (unless the min
>> weights are set such that the story ends up being rendered into
>> MainPage anyway).
> IMHO, that's a bug.
> =3D =3D =3D =3D =3D
> Le 05-08-18 =E0 9:01 pm, Alexandre Leroux a =E9crit :
>> I read a lot of stuff about the new topics, nexus and sections =20
>> layout from the latest CVS. I'm not entirely confused but want =20
>> your advice :-)
>> An subset of my simple topics layout could look like this:
>> (A) Application Domains
>> (B) Agriculture
>> (B) Energy
>> (A) The Industry
>> (B) Government
>> (B) NASA
>> My level (A) is unsubmittable nexus with children
>> My level (B) is a topic with one parent
>> What I want to do is nothing fancy:
>> (1) Have some topics to appear on main page
>> (2) Have some topics to appear on the "nexus page"
>> For (1), there is no problem, I simply post the story for the =20
>> topic under main page and it's done. For (2) however, I want =20
>> advice for the best way to do it.
>> I haven't played with blocks yet, but I'd like stories that are =20
>> not on main page to appear in a block such as Slashdot's block for =20=
>> sections' list with the number of non-main-page stories showed as =20
>> "x more". Can this be done for nexus topics?
>> The section addition code is broken in backslash and I don't feel =20
>> any urge for sections if there a way, for the user, to get a clue =20
>> about new stories not on main page for a specific nexus.
>> Thanks for any advice :-)
>> Alex :-)
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