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  • Hi all,

    I have recently created a blog section on my website using Jot.

    Everything is working perfectly except for editing comments. I made it so only a moderator user account can see the moderation tools. This works perfectly, i can edit any comments that are submitted. However, after i have edited the comment, the author changes.

    For example, lets say Mike Jones makes a comment "hello world"

    I may want to make the "h" into a capital. After i submit the change, the author becomes Moderator.

    Is there a way in Jot or anything else (maybe phx?) that will keep the original author?

    Hope that all makes sense smiley
    • Hm. I would say that’s a bug; editing should not change the original author. A quick look through the code doesn’t find an obvious point where this value is set/updated, though.

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      • Quote from: sottwell at Jan 15, 2011, 10:46 AM

        Hm. I would say that’s a bug; editing should not change the original author. A quick look through the code doesn’t find an obvious point where this value is set/updated, though.

        Thanks for your reply Susan.

        The version of Jot that I am using is 1.1.2 and modx manager reports the following -

        MODx version: 0.9.6.1p2
        Version codename: rev 3281

        Is there any where I can look to see how it’s handling moderation - I can then post the code which may help?

        BTW, have you personally noticed that Jot doesn’t retain the original author? Just wondering as this tool is pretty useless in terms of moderation if this is a bug.
        • No, I’ve never noticed it myself, but then I don’t believe I’ve ever edited anybody’s comments.
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          • I tried editing a couple of Jot comments of my own on a blog where I can be either a web user or a manager user. No change of name of the author using either login on the other’s comments. This is using MODx 1.0.3, with Jot 1.1.4.
            MODx version: 0.9.6.1p2
            Time for an upgrade, surely? At least to 1.0.4, or very soon now to 1.0.5, for security reasons if nothing else?
            laugh KP