[pmwiki-users] Re: Categories (was: on over-bundling)
john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Wed Mar 9 15:02:03 CST 2005
On Thursday, 10 March 2005 4:15 AM, Radu <radu at monicsoft.net> wrote:
>One more thing to clarify:
>Are we going to use the Category group to classify several
>types of things?
>We currently have classified mainly Cookbook pages, but I wanted to add
>bundling classification, and that may interfere: if we proceed as we are
>we'll get from Category.Category a mixed list of various types.
>I suggest specialized categories, like
>That would at least list related classifications together and hopefully
>reduce confusion. Grouping Gestalt and all :)
Although since the list of pages in a category is organised by group
(I think), this may not be a big problem.
Another approach would be to categorise the categories. That is,
(for example), on the Category.Blog and Category.CMS pages put
[[!bundle]], showing that the blog and CMS categories are in the
There are at least 2 ways of categorising categories:
- by the group to which they refer, such as Cookbook or PmWiki
- by the wiki-wide topic
In some ways, it may be easier to go ahead and categorise
pages, then work out from the categories used how best to
group the categories into higher level category groupings.
Just a thought...
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