Name for "utility" group variable (Was: [pmwiki-users] Problem withURLapprove)
chr at home.se
chr at home.se
Mon Jun 13 16:43:18 CDT 2005
I'd like some help in coming up with a good name for a variable that will
denote the group in which pages such as: Main.AllRecentChanges reside in.
This is currently hardcoded to 'Main.AllRecentChanges', but I'd like to
convince Patrick to replace this with something like
looking for a good name here
However, I'm not conviced that $SiteGroup is a good name. Here's a
response from Patrick after he has explaind that using $DefaultGroup for
this purpose isn't so good, since this variable (currently) controls the
default group that a user is directed to.
On Mon, 13 Jun 2005, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 13, 2005 at 10:36:35PM +0200, chr at home.se wrote:
> > Would there be any drawback to changing hardcoded "Main"-strings into
> > $UtilGroup or $SiteGroup (execept that we'd have to choose a name)? This
> > variable would of course be set to 'Main' by default.
> The only drawback is that it might invite confusion about the difference
> between it and $DefaultGroup, which is why the choice of variable name
> is fairly important.
> > How about $PmWikiConfigGroup? It's a pity $PmWikiGroup sounds too much
> > like it'd just point to /PmWiki/ (perhaps with a language twist)
> I not a big fan of "Config" here because the things in Main are really
> not "configuration" items in the sense that they don't "configure"
> anything about how PmWiki works. They're really more utility or support
> pages than configuration.
What pages are we talking about here? I can think of these at least:
What others pages are there?
If the pages are mainly 'utility' pages, I guess $UtilGroup could be a
Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44 http://www.md.kth.se/~chr
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