[pmwiki-users] Utility pages
jo at durchholz.org
Wed Jun 15 16:19:43 CDT 2005
Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 10:46:32PM +0200, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
>>I think that's one line where we can split the pages. Those that are
>>supposed to be seen by administrators only, and those that are visible
>>to the user. (Admin-only pages should go to a separate group anyway.
>>It's simpler to set read and write passwords that way.)
>>So PmWikiAdmin (and PmWiki<something>) would be fine group names for the
>>admin and recipe/skin authoring stuff.
>>Stuff that users can see could go into the Site group (and possibly a
> Sure, they can go into two separate groups, but is there a compelling
> reason why we need both groups in preference to just "Site"?
In other words, I'd use the question "who's allowed to edit these pages"
as one of the criteria to subdivide a set of pages into groups.
> (I'm trying to avoid group proliferation in the distribution -- more
> groups often means more confusion about what they're supposed to hold.)
> Ideally I think I'd like:
> Main - default place for content
> Site - pages for utility and site configuration
> PmWiki - PmWiki documentation
> Generally the pages in the "Site" group are edited only by the
> administrator (although the administrator can of course override
> this as usual).
>>How about a configurable name? For example, when I'm doing the Fooblaz
>>wiki, then I'd simply name the main group as "Fooblaz", ...
>> Fooblaz.AllRecentChanges Fooblaz.ApprovedUrls Fooblaz.SideBar
>> Fooblaz.SearchWiki Fooblaz.PageList Fooblaz.Map
> Yes, except generally people don't want these pages to appear in search
> results and page listings.
Hmm... why *not* have them in search results and page listings? E.g. It
might actually be interesting to see whether a given keyword appears on
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