[GMG-Devel] Patches for blog media_type

Laura Arjona Reina larjona at larjona.net
Mon Aug 24 03:37:17 EDT 2015

On 24 de agosto de 2015 09:07:21 GMT+02:00, ayleph <ayleph at thisshitistemp.com> wrote:
>Hi gang,
>I've got a number of small patches for the blog media_type that I'm
>hoping to roll into a branch for review soon. I'd like some feedback on
>my solution to one of the issues, explained below. There's also a Trac
>ticket for this issue, but there's not much content on the ticket yet.
>The most annoying blog issue at the moment is that a user is allowed to
>create a blog or blogpost with no title, which generates an empty slug
>and causes a server crash when someone tries to access that blog or
>blogpost. I've made a small change to fix this on my instance.
>- blog.title = six.text_type(form.title.data)
>+ blog.title = (six.text_type(form.title.data) or u'untitled blog')
>- blogpost.title = six.text_type(form.title.data)
>+ blogpost.title = (six.text_type(form.title.data) or u'untitled blog
>I have two questions about this approach.
>1. Does it seem acceptable to default to a text string like this, or
>would we rather just have some UUID-gen string? Note that if I make
>multiple blogs or blogposts with the same title, the successive slugs
>get a generated bit tacked on to the end, so there's no issue with
>defaulting to the same string for every blog or blogpost.
>2. If the above approach sounds good, should I make the default strings
>translatable, or just leave them in English?

Translatable, please.

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Laura Arjona

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