Simple web page commenting via on-rev?

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at
Sat Oct 29 14:09:04 EDT 2011

I was going to suggest you check out Andre Garzia's article about
RevImpossible, a CMS system he set out to build in 24 hours (or was it 48?)
and he described about all the methods and shortcuts he devised, including a
very simple comment system for his blog. Basically it looked as good as a
Joomla better CMS but as we are programmers, the editing interface was
trimmed down to bare minimum but still was just as fast to use.

Alas, he has taken the article down, but you can see the results at


On 29 October 2011 08:34, Tim Selander <selander at> wrote:

> I joined as a founder when they were getting started as it was
> a great deal on hosting, but have not done a lot with the .irev scripting...
> Today I was looking for an easy way to let users leave comments on web
> pages I host on on-rev... very low traffic stuff, basically letting old
> classmates comment on re-union photos. I was looking at cut and paste php
> scripts, widget providers, etc, when it occurred to me that it might be
> relatively easy to do the .irev way.
> I'm thinking you'd have a form, get the person's name and comment, append
> it to a text file on the server. When the page holding the comments is
> loaded, read said text file and send it to the browser mixed with
> appropriate html tags.
> Has anyone done something like this, and would you be willing to share your
> code for my study?
> Thanks,
> Tim Selander
> Tokyo, Japan
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Stephen Barncard
San Francisco Ca. USA

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