[wp-hackers] Data recovery (post_status?)

Mark Jaquith mark.wordpress at txfx.net
Sun Feb 12 10:18:59 GMT 2006

On Feb 12, 2006, at 5:11 AM, David House wrote:

> * We lose all indication of what the post/comment/user etc was before.
> If you delete a draft then restore it it should restore to a draft,
> similarily with posts

Could use postmeta to store the old value.

> Personally, I'm a fan of prepending some character that doens't
> normally appear in slugs, like a period.

You mean, like going from `post_status` = 'draft' to `post_status` =  
'.draft' ?  That way you could imply "trash" and "where was it  
originally" in one go.

Mark Jaquith

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