[aur-dev] Dashboard

Mark Weiman mark.weiman at markzz.com
Sun Feb 12 16:58:31 UTC 2017

On Sun, 2017-02-12 at 17:02 +0100, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Feb 2017 at 16:26:55, Janne Heß via aur-dev wrote:
> > Only one question: Are old requests dismissed? Or will they stay
> > forever? To me, it looks unnecessary to keep them, and I would really
> > appreciate if they were dismissed after they were accepted some time ago
> > (like 6 months) to keep the list clean.
> Currently, requests stay on the list forever. I agree that it would be
> useful to hide requests once closed for a while, though. Unfortunately,
> we do not store a time stamp of the date/time a request was closed which
> leaves us with two options:
> 1. Hide a requests if it has been closed *and* was created a certain
>    amount of time ago.
> 2. Add a time stamp when the request status changes (i.e. a request is
>    closed). Hide all closed requests where this new time stamp either
>    dates back a certain number of days or is unset.
> Regards,
> Lukas

I would be in favor of #1 simply because it would require less code and no added
information to the database. It wouldn't be likely that there are any open
requests that would be affected by a change like this (or that anyone would even

Mark Weiman

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