[Pmwiki-users] File upload feature discussion

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at sci.tamucc.edu
Mon Nov 18 16:04:00 CST 2002

On Mon, 18 Nov 2002, Jonathan Scott Duff wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 03:39:38PM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > Agreed, which seems to argue towards the attach-to-page model for file
> > uploads.  I guess I haven't heard anyone arguing for the "throw everything
> > in a common pool" model yet, so we might as well assume the page
> > attachments model is the way we'll head.  If anyone feels differently,
> > now's a good time to speak up before we get too committed to the other
> > path.
> I'm still dreaming of a user-selected association with a link syntax
> that works for any of them. I.e., the user gets to decide if the upload
> is associated with a page, group, or is site-wide and they use the same
> syntax to access any of them. Something like [[$Upload:file]] would
> cause PmWiki to search for file first as associated to a page, then
> group, then "global".

This confuses me.  I need a much larger example to understand what you
have in mind.


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