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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: tweaking wiki
Date Mon, 30 Aug 2004 17:03:56 GMT
On Sat, 29 Aug 2004, David Crossley wrote:

> 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.
> > >>http://incubator.apache.org/projects/altrmi.html
> > >
> > >
> > > 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.
>

+1

The patch Fabio provided looks good.  I'm busy w/ other stuff at work
these days so I don't have time to update selftest.txt or test our wiki
files though.

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