Fwd: Re: [pmwiki-users] Is there a way to tell if anyone is editing a wiki page?
radu at monicsoft.net
Fri Apr 15 15:41:54 CDT 2005
At 04:17 PM 4/15/2005, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
>On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 04:12:01PM -0400, Radu wrote:
> > Many times in the little while I ran this wiki, I noticed people saving
> > pages without noticing [all of] the merge brackets. It gets ugly, lemme
> > tell ya.
>Yes, I can imagine. Hey, here's another thought -- how about if
>we only generate the "someone is editing the page" message if that
>person's edit came with value set for Author (i.e., the edit is
>non-anonymous). This would help to distinguish between edits coming
>from humans versus robots.
>In other words, an anonymous edit doesn't ever generate the message,
>but an edit from someone with an "Author" value set does. Is that
>a worthwhile improvement?
Seems to account for problems this recipe would have on pages which are not
edit-protected, and does not reduce the value of the report (the flock file
would be empty anyway in that situation), so yeah, why not? One extra check
per edit, cheap as (lawn) grass. ;)
>Given the amount of positive discussion on this point I'll probably
>code up a cookbook recipe for it soon.
Goodie! Less work for me *g*
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