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If you have Dunstan's Time Since installed, this plugin uses it for the title="" attributes on the comments and posts. (For WordPress 1.5) Author: Brian Meidell Author URI: http://meidell.dk/ Version 1.5: Now works without LOCK TABLE and CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE priviledges. Version 1.5.1: Can't remember what I did here Version 1.5.2: Fixed count select statement to not include spammy comments Version 1.5.3: Properly excludes track- and pingbacks Version 1.5.4: Excludes posts that are not published, even if they have comments Version 1.5.5: Fade old comments, fixed bug that wreaked havoc with Time Since Version 1.5.6: Bugfix from Jonas Rabbe (http://www.jonas.rabbe.com/) pertaining to timesince Version 1.5.7: Bugfix so old colors can be darker than new colors (stupid oversight), thanks to http://spiri.dk for spotting it. Bugfix where single digit hex would cause invalid colors, thanks to http://www.wereldkeuken.be/ for the fix. Version 1.5.8: Updated to work with WordPress 2.1 alpha by M. Heilemann. */ function blc_latest_comments($num_posts = 5, $num_comments = 6, $hide_pingbacks_and_trackbacks = true, $prefix = "
  • ", $postfix = "
  • ", $fade_old = true, $range_in_days = 10, $new_col = "#444444", $old_col = "#cccccc") { global $wpdb; function clamp($min, $max, $val) { return max($min,min($max,$val)); } $usetimesince = function_exists('time_since'); // Work nicely with Dunstan's Time Since plugin (adapted by Michael Heilemann) // This is compensating for the lack of subqueries in mysql 3.x // The approach used in previous versions needed the user to // have database lock and create tmp table priviledges. // This uses more queries and manual DISTINCT code, but it works with just select privs. if(!$hide_pingbacks_and_trackbacks) $ping = ""; else $ping = "AND comment_type<>'pingback' AND comment_type<>'trackback'"; $posts = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT comment_post_ID, post_title FROM ($wpdb->comments LEFT JOIN $wpdb->posts ON (comment_post_ID = ID)) WHERE comment_approved = '1' AND $wpdb->posts.post_status='publish' $ping ORDER BY comment_date DESC;"); $seen = array(); $num = 0; if($fade_old) { $max_time = $range_in_days * 24 * 60 * 60 ; $r_new = hexdec(substr($new_col, 1, 2)); $r_old = hexdec(substr($old_col, 1, 2)); //$r_min = min($min, $max); //$r_max = max($min, $max); $r_range = ($r_old-$r_new); $g_new = hexdec(substr($new_col, 3, 2)); $g_old = hexdec(substr($old_col, 3, 2)); //$g_min = min($min, $max); //$g_max = max($min, $max); $g_range = ($g_old-$g_new); $b_new = hexdec(substr($new_col, 5, 2)); $b_old = hexdec(substr($old_col, 5, 2)); //$b_min = min($min, $max); //$b_max = max($min, $max); $b_range = ($b_old-$b_new); } // print "ranges: $r_range, $g_range, $b_range
    "; // print "r: ".(0.5*$r_range+$r_new)."
    "; foreach($posts as $post) { // The following 5 lines is a manual DISTINCT and LIMIT, // since mysql 3.x doesn't allow you to control which way a DISTINCT // select merges multiple entries. if(array_key_exists($post->comment_post_ID, $seen)) continue; $seen[$post->comment_post_ID] = true; if($num++ > $num_posts) break; $commenters = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT *, UNIX_TIMESTAMP(comment_date) AS unixdate FROM $wpdb->comments WHERE comment_approved = '1' AND comment_post_ID = '".$post->comment_post_ID."' $ping ORDER BY comment_date DESC LIMIT $num_comments;"); $count = $wpdb->get_var("SELECT COUNT(comment_ID) AS c FROM $wpdb->comments WHERE comment_post_ID = $post->comment_post_ID AND comment_approved = '1' ".$ping); $i = 0; $link = get_permalink($post->comment_post_ID); if($usetimesince) $title = " title=\"Last comment was ".time_since($comment->unixdate)." ago\""; else $title = ""; echo $prefix."".stripslashes($post->post_title). "  ".$count."
    \n"; foreach($commenters as $commenter) { if($usetimesince) $title = " title=\"Posted ".time_since($commenter->unixdate)." ago\""; if($fade_old) { $diff = time() - $commenter->unixdate; $r = round($diff/$max_time*($r_range))+$r_new; $r = clamp(min($r_new, $r_old), max($r_new, $r_old), $r); $g = round($diff/$max_time*($g_range))+$g_new; $g = clamp(min($g_new, $g_old), max($g_new, $g_old), $g); $b = round($diff/$max_time*($b_range))+$b_new; $b = clamp(min($b_new, $b_old), max($b_new, $b_old), $b); $r_hex = str_pad(dechex($r), 2, '0', STR_PAD_LEFT); $g_hex = str_pad(dechex($g), 2, '0', STR_PAD_LEFT); $b_hex = str_pad(dechex($r), 2, '0', STR_PAD_LEFT); $colstr = " style=\"color: #".$r_hex.$g_hex.$b_hex.";\""; } if($i++ > 0) echo ", "; echo "comment_ID."\"$title>".stripslashes($commenter->comment_author).""; } if($count > $num_comments) echo " [...]"; echo "".$postfix."\n"; } } ?> YEMblog » VQB+ http://yemblog.com Visit YEMblog.com for a daily look at Phish-related information from around the web. Offering news, audio torrents, videos, auctions, photos and much more. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 22:34:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.19 Phish: 10/01/1989 Oh Kee Pa Ceremony > Tweezer Reprise [VQ: B-, AQ: A] http://yemblog.com/phish-10011989-oh-kee-pa-ceremony-tweezer-reprise-vq-b-aq-a/ http://yemblog.com/phish-10011989-oh-kee-pa-ceremony-tweezer-reprise-vq-b-aq-a/#comments Mon, 27 Aug 2012 23:31:54 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22505 Phish: 10/01/1989 Oh Kee Pa Ceremony > Tweezer Reprise [VQ: B-, AQ: A]

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    Phish: 08/26/2012 Big Black Furry Creatures From Mars > Tweezer Reprise [VQ: B, AQ: C, Angle: Front Row] http://yemblog.com/phish-08262012-big-black-furry-creatures-from-mars-tweezer-reprise-vq-b-aq-c-angle-front-row/ http://yemblog.com/phish-08262012-big-black-furry-creatures-from-mars-tweezer-reprise-vq-b-aq-c-angle-front-row/#comments Mon, 27 Aug 2012 23:29:01 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22499 Phish: 08/26/2012 Big Black Furry Creatures From Mars > Tweezer Reprise [VQ: B, AQ: C, Angle: Front Row]

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    Phish: 08/19/2012 Sneakin’ Sally [VQ: B, AQ: B] http://yemblog.com/phish-08192012-sneakin-sally-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/phish-08192012-sneakin-sally-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Wed, 22 Aug 2012 16:08:21 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22419 Phish: 08/19/2012 Sneakin’ Sally [VQ: B, AQ: B]

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    Phish: 08/15/2012 Rock and Roll [VQ: B+, AQ: B+] http://yemblog.com/phish-08152012-rock-and-roll-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/phish-08152012-rock-and-roll-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Thu, 16 Aug 2012 20:02:03 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22391 Phish: 08/15/2012 Rock and Roll [VQ: B+, AQ: B+]

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    Phish: 06/29/2012 Sweet Jane [VQ: B+, AQ: A+] http://yemblog.com/phish-06292012-sweet-jane-vq-b-aq-a/ http://yemblog.com/phish-06292012-sweet-jane-vq-b-aq-a/#comments Sun, 01 Jul 2012 19:05:10 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22253 Phish: 06/29/2012 Sweet Jane [VQ: B+, AQ: A+]

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    Phish: 06/23/2012 Simple > Light [VQ: B+, AQ: B+] http://yemblog.com/phish-06232012-simple-light-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/phish-06232012-simple-light-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Sun, 24 Jun 2012 22:48:29 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22217 Phish: 06/23/2012 Simple > Light [VQ: B+, AQ: B+]

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    Phish: 06/19/2012 Party Time w/ Carl “Geerz” Gerhard [VQ: B+, AQ: B+] http://yemblog.com/phish-06192012-party-time-w-carl-geerz-gerhard-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/phish-06192012-party-time-w-carl-geerz-gerhard-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:32:20 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22183 Phish: 06/19/2012 Party Time w/ Carl “Geerz” Gerhard [VQ: B+, AQ: B+]

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    Video: Phish and Kenny Rogers – The Gambler [VQ: B, AQ: A-] http://yemblog.com/video-phish-and-kenny-rogers-the-gambler-vq-b-aq-a/ http://yemblog.com/video-phish-and-kenny-rogers-the-gambler-vq-b-aq-a/#comments Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:24:29 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22148 Video: Phish and Kenny Rogers – The Gambler [VQ: B, AQ: A-]

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    Phish: 11/14/1997 Wolfman’s Brother [VQ: B+, AQ: B+] http://yemblog.com/phish-11141997-wolfmans-brother-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/phish-11141997-wolfmans-brother-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Sun, 20 May 2012 23:36:13 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22077 Phish: 11/14/1997 Wolfman’s Brother [VQ: B+, AQ: B+]

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    Phish: 07/19/1991 The Landlady [VQ: B, AQ: A] http://yemblog.com/phish-07191991-the-landlady-vq-b-aq-a/ http://yemblog.com/phish-07191991-the-landlady-vq-b-aq-a/#comments Sat, 28 Apr 2012 16:01:23 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22042 Phish: 07/19/1991 The Landlady [VQ: B, AQ: A]

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    Phish: 07/21/1993 2001 > Split Open and Melt [VQ: B, AQ: B] http://yemblog.com/phish-07211993-2001-split-open-and-melt-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/phish-07211993-2001-split-open-and-melt-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:08:25 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=22026 Phish: 07/21/1993 2001 > Split Open and Melt [VQ: B, AQ: B]

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    Phish: 03/06/1992 Sparkle [VQ: B-, AQ: A] http://yemblog.com/phish-03061992-sparkle-vq-b-aq-a/ http://yemblog.com/phish-03061992-sparkle-vq-b-aq-a/#comments Wed, 28 Mar 2012 19:31:47 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=21951 Phish: 03/06/1992 Sparkle [VQ: B-, AQ: A]

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    Phish: 03/06/1992 Cavern [VQ: B-, AQ: A] http://yemblog.com/phish-03061992-cavern-vq-b-aq-a/ http://yemblog.com/phish-03061992-cavern-vq-b-aq-a/#comments Mon, 26 Mar 2012 00:58:58 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=21943 Phish: 03/06/1992 Cavern [VQ: B-, AQ: A]

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    Cactus: Mike Gordon 03/18/2012 Cities, Dig Further Down [VQ: B+, AQ: B+] http://yemblog.com/cactus-mike-gordon-03182012-cities-dig-further-down-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/cactus-mike-gordon-03182012-cities-dig-further-down-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Tue, 20 Mar 2012 15:30:47 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=21895 Cactus: Mike Gordon 03/18/2012 Cities, Dig Further Down [VQ: B+, AQ: B+]

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    Cactus: Mike Gordon 03/18/2012 Meat, You Don’t Mess Around With Jim [VQ: B, AQ: B] http://yemblog.com/cactus-mike-gordon-03182012-meat-you-dont-mess-around-with-jim-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/cactus-mike-gordon-03182012-meat-you-dont-mess-around-with-jim-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:03:28 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=21885 Cactus: Mike Gordon 03/18/2012 Meat, You Don’t Mess Around With Jim [VQ: B, AQ: B]

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    Phish: 07/05/1998 Cavern [VQ: B-, AQ: A] http://yemblog.com/phish-07051998-cavern-vq-b-aq-a/ http://yemblog.com/phish-07051998-cavern-vq-b-aq-a/#comments Tue, 13 Mar 2012 20:45:55 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=21834 Phish: 07/05/1998 Cavern [VQ: B-, AQ: A]

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    Phish: 07/05/1998 Moma Dance [VQ: B-, AQ: A] http://yemblog.com/phish-07051998-moma-dance-vq-b-aq-a/ http://yemblog.com/phish-07051998-moma-dance-vq-b-aq-a/#comments Tue, 13 Mar 2012 20:37:29 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=21823 Phish: 07/05/1998 Moma Dance [VQ: B-, AQ: A]

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    Phish: 05/21/2000 Twist [VQ: B, AQ: B] http://yemblog.com/phish-05212000-twist-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/phish-05212000-twist-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Tue, 13 Mar 2012 15:27:12 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=21811 Phish: 05/21/2000 Twist [VQ: B, AQ: B]

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    Phish: 05/21/2000 Piper [VQ: B, AQ: B] http://yemblog.com/phish-05212000-piper-vq-b-aq-b/ http://yemblog.com/phish-05212000-piper-vq-b-aq-b/#comments Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:43:15 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=21797 Phish: 05/21/2000 Piper [VQ: B, AQ: B]

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    Phish: 07/05/1998 – Prague – Bathtub Gin [VQ: B-, AQ: A] http://yemblog.com/phish-07051998-prague-bathtub-gin-vq-b-aq-a/ http://yemblog.com/phish-07051998-prague-bathtub-gin-vq-b-aq-a/#comments Sun, 11 Mar 2012 23:47:07 +0000 http://yemblog.com/?p=21788 Phish: 07/05/1998 ┬áBathtub Gin [VQ: B-, AQ: A]

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