[Pmwiki-users] Restore feature
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at sci.tamucc.edu
Sun Nov 17 23:11:45 CST 2002
On Sun, 17 Nov 2002, Isabelle Michaud wrote:
> I think the "Restore" link/button should be between each box, as opposed
> to inside each box. Clicking on it should:
> - reverse the page to how it was at that time, between those two updates.
> - display the wiki page updated.
I don't want clicking the link to automatically cause the page to
revert to the previous version, because then webcrawlers and robots
traversing a PmWiki site will activate the "Restore" links and all
sorts of chaos would ensue. :-) Thus there needs to be an edit step
(or some other form-based submission) prior to the restore actually
Rather than "Restore", how about having the link say something like
"Edit this version"? But even that phrasing is a bit misleading,
since by editing that version you'd also be replacing the current page...
Thanks to everyone for commenting on this--I'm pretty convinced the
links need to go between revisions and I'm still dithering on the exact
wording that should be used.
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