[pmwiki-users] Edit page extensions
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Mon Apr 25 15:46:34 CDT 2005
Monday, April 25, 2005, 9:11:51 PM, Joachim wrote:
> Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 03:26:53PM -0400, Neil Herber wrote:
>>>The more I read about wiki configuration pages, the more I want to see them
>>>in their own group (say, PmConfig).
>> This is... -by far-, the best proposal I've ever heard for this.
>> Great job, Neil. Almost every other name I've seen has some sort
>> of potential for conflict.
> I concur.
> If you don't object to being personally reconfigured with every PmWiki
> on the world, that is ;-)
>> Currently PmWiki comes distributed with the following pre-defined pages:
>> Main.HomePage - default start page
>> Main.SearchWiki - search results page
>> Main.PageNotFound - page of text displayed if page isn't located
>> Main.WikiSandbox - default sandbox
>> Main.SideBar - default sidebar
>> PmWiki.* - PmWiki documentation, but also contains
>> PmWiki.EditQuickReference and
>> PmWiki.GroupAttributes - pages to lock passwords on Main and PmWiki groups
>> If we define a custom group for config pages, does that affect
>> anything in the Main or PmWiki groups? Or does everything
>> work out okay if we leave all of the above pages where they are
>> (perhaps except PmWiki.EditQuickReference and PmWiki.UploadQuickReference)
>> and just add a PmConfig group?
> It will work out OK, but I think that configuration pages should go to
> Here's what I think what the various groups should contain:
> Main - an "empty wiki", ready to be filled with content.
->> has HomePage and WikiSandbox.
> PmWiki - documentation on PmWiki itself (end user, admin, skin & recipe
> writer docs - seems a big bunch but splitting that up isn't considered
> an option for now, and I tend to agree with that). Sidebars etc. can
> still link into that group, I see no problem with a side bar (or even a
> "normal content" page) linking into PmWiki.EditQuickReference or something.
->> stays as it is.
> PmConfig - anything that should be edited by wiki admins only, i.e. it
> should have those pages that influence the look&feel or the response of
->> gets all "generated" pages (SearchWiki, PageNotFound)
->> gets all "manipulation" pages (GroupAttributes, EditPage)
->> gets all "layout" pages (SideBar, RightBar, *Bar)
I like buttons for save, preview and cancel on top as well as below
the edit textarea.
If there will be a PageEditForm where on can shuffle the markup
around, it should not be a problem.
But I really would like the width of the textarea to be 100% of the
page, and not a fixed character width.
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