A trash can feature for Midgard was discussed originally in the 2006 Komorniki Midgard developer meeting, and the APIs for it made their way into the 1.8.0 release. Yesterday I added trash can browsing and undeletion support into Asgard, the new administrative interface.
To use it, first delete a folder:
Currently we ask for confirmation, but now that undeletion works we’re going to move to undo instead.
Then, to undelete it we enter Asgard:
And there to folders (topics), where we see that there are items in trash:
Clicking the trash can reveals more details:
Clicking undelete will undelete the folder and things under it, giving a set of informative status bubbles:
Going back to the site we can see that the folder and articles under it are there, with even images retrieved from trash: