[pmwiki-users] Attachment size
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Thu Aug 3 17:34:28 CDT 2006
On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 11:16:21AM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> 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.
Hmmmm. But what if one wants to have a *link* to an image and give its
Otherwise, it sounds like a good idea.
> Yes, I'm also thinking of something along the lines of %-escapes, thus:
> Attach:file.txt"%size, %date"
> I'm not entirely comfortable with this syntax, but I haven't been able
> to come up with anything better.
What bothers you about it? I assume what you intend with it is for the
user to be able to format the appearance of the string? That's a
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