Revision 8 is Daniel Wacker's rev 6 with modifications
by Thomas Creutz. It should not have Wacker's revision
numbers applied in the same way Wacker uses them
because it is confusing, for example rev 8 completely
lost the added Spanish Translation that Wacker added
in rev 7.
However, the Creutz modifications are valuable. They
add very desireable features to Webadmin. Rev 8 adds
the ability to hide selected directory information, and it
adds the ability to use Webadmin as a program include.
If you need to give unsophisticated users basic file
manipulation within their own directory or sub-domain,
rev 8 provides most of the 'safe-handling' features you
want to extend them.
Okay! Very nice.
With some work this is one of the nicest little
faqmanagers we've seen. It's up and in testing at
teatoast.com maybe through November '02. It seems
to be working fine. We modified it so that users don't
post, only admin. Eventually we'll add login but it's wide
open for the moment. The hottest feature is (every faq
page on the net should have this) automatic dating.
StandardFAQ appends date of origin and date of last
edit. Great. For our purposes we reformatted the date
to exclude time -- not essential for admin only posts.
We're working on taking out the pending-posted switch
The original problem with sticky trash files was the
result of those files being created and left 'open' when
the script died. Compounding that problem is the fact
the script creates directory names containing spaces --
Unix metacharacters. Such file or directory names are
almost impossible to manipulate without telnet/SSH
which requires a function and a skill level betond most
netizens. Quoting a space delimited filename is beyond
the scope of most point and shoot FTP progs.
The simple solution is php's str_replace function to
change the spaces to underscores. Then simply put the
space back when the directory name is displayed on
the HTML page.
All in all, Alex Botero-Lowry has good organization and
super ideas. I souded harsh in my previous posts and
for that I am sorry. Right out of the box the script is
cranky and mean (like me in the morning). But actually
it's a jewel waiting to be faceted. Would I were too.