[pmwiki-users] how to prevent multiple ppl trying to change the same page?
muab_ila at gmx.net
Tue Jan 17 01:23:11 CST 2006
Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 07:43:15AM +0100, muab ila wrote:
>>Chris Cox wrote:
>>>muab ila wrote:
>>>>how to prevent multiple ppl trying to change the same page?
>>>Is there a reason you want to prevent this? Just curious.
>>>I mean, pmwiki will have the last one out do a merge (it
>>>will reopen the edit again with both changes and let you
>>>sort it out).
>>yes there is =)
>>imagin, u open the edit form, content is the actual page...
>>ur working on a change...
>>someone else is doing the same at the same time, the one who
>>saves the pages at last will "win", the original page + his changes
>>will be saved, the other ones will be lost.
> PmWiki does edit merging. The last person to save is returned
> to the edit form with a message that "someone else modified the
> page while you were editing it", and the text contains both sets
> of changes. The author can then fix up any conflicts and request
> that it be saved again.
> Try it on pmwiki.org:
> - open two browser windows to be editing the same page
> - make some changes in one window, hit save (everything works)
> - switch to the other window, make some changes, hit save,
> and you're returned to the edit form with both sets of
> changes in the edit form
nope, this didnt work (i tried this in the beginning):
it will return to the edit box, right, but the edit box is empty and
no warning.... (at least with firefox)
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