[pmwiki-users] [O-T] Re: Blog proposal
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Dec 15 13:38:54 CST 2005
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 07:06:53PM +0100, chr at home.se wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Dec 2005, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > * Posting a blog entry is as simple as adding (:blog:) to the markup
> > of any page. When a page containing (:blog:) is saved, that page
> > is automatically added to the blog trail page if it's not already
> > listed. (The author must have write permissions to the blog trail
> > page.)
> > * An author can use (:blog OtherBlogTrail:) to post the current page
> > to blog trails other than the default.
> I wonder if it might not be a good idea to let authors easily add the
> current page a trail page in general? I've structured the wiki.lyx.org so
> that I've got pages called 'PageList' in each group, so that there is a
> documenation trail for people to follow.
> One problem is that it's not so easy for infrequent authors to know about
> this when creating a new page... so something like this might help. OTOH,
> how would they know about writing the equivalent of (:blog ...:).
> So what if we could have a field in the edit page (perhaps only when
> creating the page the first time), which let's the author either fill in
> the name of the trail page, or simply check a box to have it added to the
> default trail page? (The name of that trail page would need to be shown).
Ick. Better is to have an option that causes a page containing
trail markup to be automatically added to the trail. :-)
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