[pmwiki-users] Attachment size
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Aug 3 11:16:21 CDT 2006
On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 12:05:21PM -0400, Neil Herber wrote:
> 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.
Yes, I'm also thinking of something along the lines of %-escapes, thus:
I'm not entirely comfortable with this syntax, but I haven't been able
to come up with anything better.
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