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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: tweaking wiki
Date Sun, 29 Aug 2004 00:23:45 GMT
Dave Brondsema wrote:
> Fabio Rinaldi wrote:
> >>Dave Brondsema wrote:
> >>
> >>>Fabio Rinaldi wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>The only different behaviour is that the first "level 3" title (!!! 
> >>>>Title) will be taken as the title of the page (rather than using the
> >>>>name of the file).
> >>>
> >>>Why did you choose to do this?  In all the wiki pages I use, the first 
> >>>title is not the page title, but just a section title.  I think using 
> >>>the file name works better.
> >>
> >>Perhaps we had better revert this part of Fabio's fix
> >>and add it to our Issue tracker. It would be nice to
> >>have this configurable, because Fabio's idea works nicely
> >>for the Apache Incubator use case, e.g.
> >>
> > 
> > 
> > I just wanted to be able to decide on the title of the pages generated
> > using wiki, the file name is not always the best solution. 
> > However, using a section title might not be ideal either.
> > 
> > Perhaps we could specifically introduce a special syntax to refer to
> > the title (e.g. four exclamation marks), but that would mean diverging
> > from JSPWiki syntax. 
> > 
> > Fabio
> If the files are coming from an actual wiki, their names will be 
> something like AltRMIProjectIncubationStatus which turns into an 
> appropriate title.

However in the Incubator use case, they are not so named.
The filenames are simply "altrmi.cwiki", "derby.cwiki", etc.
I suppose they can change that if they want better page titles.

I still think that we should revert to the old behaviour and
add a Jira issue to make it somehow configurable later.

David Crossley

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