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31.10.01

Querystring+archive improvements:

  1. m= : I extended the m= behaviour. This is how it will work: when you'll put m=2001, it will search for all posts of 2001, then when you put m=200106 it will search for every post made in June, m=20010606 will search for posts on the 6th of June, then if you search for 2001060600 it will display posts made on that day, between midnight and 1h in the morning (12AM and 1AM, for you AM/PM people out there), then if you want you can ask for m=200106060041 for posts made at 00:41, and then finally, if you're really blunt, you can add two more digits and search for the seconds. How's that for precision ?

  2. w= : New, the week pointer. You can link to posts made a specific week, between 1 and 53 (because there can be a start of a 53th week in the year). You would have to use the m= argument too, for example it could look like this: b2.php?m=2001&w=1, for posts of the 1st week of this year.

  3. weekly archives are on their way, thanks to the w= argument. I have plans for a totally configurable thing, you could have "10/22/2001 to Oct 28 2001" for example: there would be three boxes: the first is a date format box for the first part, the second would be the separator (here: "to"), and the third would be another date format box. You could of course leave one of them blank, and use "week of " as the separator, and "M jS" as the second date format, to have "week of Oct 22nd" as the archive link. That leaves some possibilities to you, doesn't it ?


michel v @ 20:54:37 246
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