[pmwiki-users] Announcement: Page Variable Extensions recipe
dominique.faure at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 01:32:30 CDT 2006
On 6/30/06, Pico <pmwiki at ben-amotz.com> wrote:
> Dominique Faure wrote:
> > Announcing (officially) the Page Variable Extensions recipe at:
> > http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/PageVariableExtensions
> > This recipe enhances the variable features in several ways, providing
> > markup and suffixes functions to dynamically initialize and manipulate
> > their values in wiki's pages [snip]
> This recipe is *so good* that the announcement did not even mention that
> the new variables can be set by url, as in ?set_Var=value, which means
> that readers can click on links that will set variables that can be
> evaluated by conditional markup to control display and processing of a page.
Thanks ;-) but this is mainly the part that gives a beta status to the
recipe. I'm not sure to address all security considerations (but
further works won't change dramatically the current behaviour).
> For example, the first thing I did with this was to provide a link that
> adds and removes columns in a table that is generated by pagelist
> templates that use table and include directives to gather text from
> structured (anchored) pages. Details at the end of this post.
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