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From Jason van Zyl <>
Subject Re: Twiki Module Enhancements
Date Fri, 23 May 2008 07:48:44 GMT
If you create a JIRA issue and attach a patch, I'll apply it. I've  
been playing with the confluence parser in the last few days and the  
twiki parser is very similar so I can work on it.

On 22-May-08, at 11:41 PM, Abhijit Bagri wrote:

> Hi,
> I am Abhijit and work in a platform team at Yahoo! We recently moved  
> documentation of our project from our Twiki web to mvn, primarily so  
> that we could maintain our documentation more effectively and keep  
> it in sync with rapidly changing feature set of our platform.
> I tried using the twiki module. I found it quite a bit done, but  
> there were a bunch of features we needed for us to use it. I have  
> enhanced/modified the twiki module for the following features:
> 1. Enable doxia macros in twiki-module. The syntax I have chosen for  
> this is %MACRO_NAME|param=value|param2=value2%
> This was most important for the toc macro. A related change which  
> was needed is #2
> 2. Since toc needed the whole doc source to be supplied, I had to  
> modify ByLineSource implementation to have the entire source. Since  
> changing the whole line based implementation was taknig too much, I  
> just emulated whole source reading and supporting the getLine method  
> in the new implementation.
> 3. Enable linking of wiki words.
> Earlier a [[MyWikiWord]] would get likned to ./MyWikiWord. I am not  
> sure why it was this way. Some light on this? I needed it to point  
> it to ./MyWikiWord.html to be useful. Similarly for linking up  
> wikiwords in [[][]].
> 4. Enable HTML tags. I saw a JIRA on this. Its not assigned so I  
> guess I can put in my patch there
> 5. Enabling verbatim and blockquote. verbatim did not seem to work  
> properly for me.
> We are currently using a patched version of alpha-9 successfully at  
> Yahoo! (for internal usage only). However, We though that the  
> community may benefit from this and decided to contribute back.
> I see that the current tag is 11-alpha. I would appreciate if  
> someone could let me know progress on these issues. I will create  
> necessary JIRA for this and add my patch after that.
> Thanks
> Abhijit



Jason van Zyl
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jason at sonatype dot com

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