[pmwiki-users] Re: PageListTemplates variable naming... Was: PageListTemplates recipe extended
scheibi at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 02:43:05 CDT 2005
2005/10/27, Martin Fick <fick at fgm.com>:
> > > I'm not sure I like the 'Page' prefix, but 'Cur' just
> > > seems lame. Any other suggestions? Is there any reason to
> > > keep the stict namespace separation with the 'PageList'
> > > prefix, or is it simply overkill?
> > I think, the variable names should point unique towards the cookbook.
> > My preferred solution would be $PageList.Curr.xyz, $PageList.Prev.xyz
> > $PageList.Next.xyz or maybe $PL.Curr.xyz, $PL.Pref.xyz, $PL.Next.xyz.
> does not seem like much of a simplification.
> is certainly shorter. It is something I would use. :)
> But I would be concerned that it is not obvious to authors
> who are not aware of the recipe.
Hmm ... I could live with $PL ...
> One reason I was just thinking of eliminating the
> '$Pagelist' prefix is that I can imagine other recipes using
> the same notations for page data. For example I have a
> script which takes a trail and includes all the pages listed
> in the trail on one page, this could be reimplemented using
> the same notation as PageListTemplate allowing easier
> customization of the layout. In this case the prefix would
> actually not just be a hinderance, but actually misleading
> and would prevent recepies from sharing layout templates.
> Can anyone picture more recipes that need similar
> functionaliy? If people use it for their search results,
> should the vars now be prefixed with 'SearchResults'? Are
> there other core pieces of pmwiki that could be enhanced to
> work similarly?
Lets look for other applications ...
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