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[nycphp-talk] Dynamically Add Links to Text

Glenn Powell glenn310b at mac.com
Thu Aug 27 14:50:57 EDT 2009


Ah. New article titles are based on phrases from pre-existing content.

On Aug 27, 2009, at 2:37 PM, Randal Rust wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 11:40 AM, Glenn Powell<glenn310b at mac.com>  
> wrote:
>
>> Maybe altering the existing articles is a one time process?
>
> Unfortunately, no. These sites are encyclopedias, so when you add
> articles to it. For example, let's say I have an article about George
> Washington, which I added on day one, and mentions Valley Forge.
> However, I don't add the Valley Forge article until several months
> later. When I do add it, I need to make sure the first instance of
> Valley Forge in the Washington article correctly links to the new
> article.
>
>> I don't see how a pre-existing article could have made reference to  
>> an
>> article title that hasn't been published yet.
>
> Very easily:)
>
> Personally, I feel that this is a dangerous path to go down, but
> customers want this feature, despite the difficulty. On the other
> hand, they don't want to take the time to do it manually, which would
> make it 100% accurate.
>
> At this time, I just want to give it a shot and see if we can make  
> it work.
>
> -- 
> Randal Rust
> R.Squared Communications
> www.r2communications.com
> 614-370-0036
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