Merge branch 'master' into openstreetbugs
[rails.git] / app / helpers / application_helper.rb
index ce0c5d67bb68d37945d0d42213e92d3ef1f08373..dfbb04138f0e6219e2dc13af47071c904f229ce1 100644 (file)
@@ -125,6 +125,26 @@ module ApplicationHelper
     end
   end
 
+  def friendly_date(date)
+    content_tag(:span, time_ago_in_words(date), :title => l(date, :format => :friendly))
+  end
+
+  def note_author(object, link_options = {})
+    if object.author.nil?
+      h(object.author_name)
+    else
+      link_to h(object.author_name), link_options.merge({:controller => "user", :action => "view", :display_name => object.author_name})
+    end
+  end
+
+  def with_format(format, &block)
+    old_format = @template_format
+    @template_format = format
+    result = block.call
+    @template_format = old_format
+    return result
+  end
+
 private
 
   def javascript_strings_for_key(key)