[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress Trac] #5644: Activity Favorites: alternative management & new features

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Tue Jun 10 15:36:11 UTC 2014

#5644: Activity Favorites: alternative management & new features
 Reporter:  imath                  |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement            |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                 |   Milestone:  2.1
Component:  Activity               |     Version:  2.0
 Severity:  normal                 |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  has-patch 2nd-opinion  |

Comment (by imath):

 Replying to [comment:22 Bowromir]:
 > This is pretty much it for now :-) Great discussion and thanks for the
 awesome work Mathieu

 Thanks a lot for your feedback Bowe :)

 Only problem, is i built the patches to be the one or the other :
 - 5644.activity_table.patch was using a setting
 - and 5644.activity_table.03.patch requires some hooks to turn favorites
 into likes

 I understand the screenshot as if the 2 of it could be used at the same
 We probably could create two types of activity : activity_favorite as in
 the patch and activity_like to make that possible without a specific BP
 component, but i guess it would be best to have it as a different

 The init goal of my ticket was to suggest an enhancement for the favorites
 feature (solving the favorite count bug appearing when a favorited
 activity is deleted at the same time).

 I have the feeling, that the real need doesn't seem to be "improve"
 favorites but "create"  a "like" feature and keep favorites the way they

 I think i'm part responsible because of my suggestion to show people who
 favorited an activity. I realized it might have been a mistake. Sorry for

 Maybe we could do smaller steps by first moving favorites out of user meta
 and leave the feature like it is today, solving the favorite count

 Then on a future release, consider building one or 2 components ( bp-
 favorite, bp-like )

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5644#comment:23>
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