[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #5902: Publish Status logic is confusing

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Mon Feb 18 22:08:38 GMT 2008

#5902: Publish Status logic is confusing
 Reporter:  filosofo               |        Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  defect                 |       Status:  new      
 Priority:  normal                 |    Milestone:  2.5      
Component:  General                |      Version:  2.5      
 Severity:  normal                 |   Resolution:           
 Keywords:  post_status has-patch  |  
Comment (by lloydbudd):

 Replying to [comment:2 filosofo]:
 > Why would someone who can publish ever select "pending review"?

 Good question. You assume that it is only used when technology (user
 roles) restricts publishing, but that isn't the only (main) reason to
 review posts -- proofing and editorial.

 Anyway, asking that question wasn't to disagree with your solution, just
 to point out a small deficient. It does seem that an elegant solution
 would only show the current status and use buttons (and links) to take

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5902#comment:3>
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