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Remove product (just use deleted_at) #52

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mitfik opened this Issue Aug 24, 2012 · 4 comments

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@mitfik
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mitfik commented Aug 24, 2012

Hi

Could you help me understand how to remove product from ror-e?
I see that is just question of set up flag for it but I do not see any functionality for that in UI (I use the new one from @deanperry )
But as I remember either in the old one this feature was missing.

To make question clear:

Right now in product.rb model we have active flag and deleted_at of course differences between those two are quite obvious (active means that is at store but is not visible on user side, deleted_at means that product was removed from our inventory)

but in method destroy instead of setup deleted_at is just active = false which confuse a little bit. Shouldn't be there deleted_at ?
And one more question: because right now delete means: setup flag and hide product, is there possibility to remove it from database or this can be done only from console?

@deanpcmad

I'll add an option in the new admin to remove a product.

@deanpcmad deanpcmad was assigned Sep 8, 2012
@drhenner
Owner

deleted_at and active are actually the same thing.. I use the active flag but left deleted_at because many stores will want to change the logic. It might be best to remove the active flag and use deleted_at. hmmmm

I like deleted_at more but the query time is more costly.

@drhenner
Owner
drhenner commented Jan 2, 2013

Actual removal from the DB would kill the DB. and order with that product would have issues. I will change the model to use deleted_at and then close the issue

@drhenner
Owner
drhenner commented Jan 3, 2013

OK now it just uses deleted_at... This should be less confusing now.

@drhenner drhenner closed this Jan 3, 2013
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