[pmwiki-users] backend considerations
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Mon Jan 9 11:41:58 CST 2006
On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 11:32:39AM -0600, Chris Cox wrote:
> Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 05:54:56PM +0100, Dominique Faure wrote:
> >>For now, PmWiki's backend is a thin layer upon basic (flat-)file
> >>functions, and I was wondering if the data history management
> >>shouldn't in fact being handled at this stage...
> >>...in order to allow the use of existing versioning tools.
> > I can think of a lot of reasons why this would be more expensive to
> > implement and maintain... what would we gain from it?
> The change history mechansim works quite well for single
> pages. Might be nice I guess in some cases to have the
> idea of changesets.
> Not saying I need the feature, just thinking out loud.
Yes, site-wide rollback might be a good feature, but we can
certainly implement that as a relatively simple recipe without
needing a full subversion installation.
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