[pmwiki-users] Attachment size

Neil Herber nospam at eton.ca
Thu Aug 3 11:05:21 CDT 2006

At 2006-08-03  10:55 AM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud is rumored to have said:
>Oh!  Here's a thought -- what if we overload the "alt-text" field
>of links to allow the specification?  So:
>     Attach:file.txt               -- normal
>     Attach:file.txt"size"         -- display with file size
>     Attach:file.txt"date"         -- display with last updated date
>     Attach:file.txt"type"         -- display with type
>Currently the "..." is used to provide alt-text for images, but
>isn't really used for attachments, so it might make sense to re-use it
>for that here.

Would work for me! But I hope it will let me do something like:

         Attach:file.txt"size, date"

or have additional options like:


Just size alone would be great. I have one wiki with a 17 meg file 
lurking amongst a bunch of 1 meggers and it takes people by surprize.

Neil Herber
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