[Framework-Team] Re: PLIP #126: Link type should automatically redirect when accessed directly

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Fri Oct 3 20:27:20 UTC 2008

David Glick wrote:
> I've edited an old PLIP that I'd like to propose for 3.3:
> http://plone.org/products/plone/roadmap/126
> This is about making the built-in Link content type redirect to its 
> target when the link is accessed by a direct URL (not just when it 
> appears as a link in navigation).
> Note that some of the discussion of the PLIP relates to other 
> Link-related proposals which appeared in an earlier revision of the PLIP 
> (but which have been already incorporated into Plone and thus edited out 
> of the PLIP.)

+1 for this, although:

"David Glick is willing to serve in an advisory role to whoever is 
willing to implement this."

I suspect this means that it won't get implemented. :)

I think you need to find someone who's willing to commit to delivering 
it, or it won't happen.


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