numcomments Git branch adds a
TMPL_VAR, which is
useful to add to the
forumpage.tmpl template to emulate (the nice
bits of) a more usual webforum.
Please review... and pull
How is having this variable for showing a count of the comments better (or more forum-ish) than the COMMENTSLINK variable which includes a count and a link to the comments, and is already displayed in inlinepage.tmpl?
num_commentswill never return undef.
I see no need to add a second pagetemplate hook. The existing one can be added to. Probably inside its
It may also be a good idea to either combine the calls to
num_commentsused for this and for the commentslink, or to memoize it. I'm thinking generally memoizing it may be a good idea since the comments for a page will typically be counted twice when it's inlined. --Joey