I'm working on something similar to the book reviews section on slashdot,
and it looks like the book reviews stuff is sort of still in slash 2.0.0,
but not really. I can get the extra fields to show up in the story editor
but only after hitting preview once, and they don't seem to get filled
with previously saved data. And the extra fields get stuck on the story
object (for display by the dispStory template) when I preview, but never
I think something in my article.pl is broken too because sometimes it
won't display any of the story. But that's another issue. I am a bit
stumped following the trail of internal _get_generic* subs in
So I guess I have a one question:
1. Has anyone else had article.pl not displaying story info, but only
comments? It disturbs me. And,
2. Since getStory just calls _genericGetCache('stories', 'sid',
'story_param', @_), it's not really prepared to make a call to a second
table like it needs to for the extracols stuff. So I guess I should do it
explicitly within getStory, right?
Drat, two questions. No, three:
3. When I get it working, should I submit a patch to sourceforge? Or is
this already something you guys are working on in fry, which is for
Nathan Vonnahme nathan@...
senior web developer third sector technologies
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