[pmwiki-users] want opinions on a new cookbook recipe format

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Mon Mar 6 20:09:14 CST 2006

On Mon, Mar 06, 2006 at 05:55:26PM -0700, Bellave Jayaram wrote:
> 	This assumes that everyone is forced, whenever there is a
> capitalized word immediately followed by a colon, to have the attributes and
> values to be saved. Wouldn't it be better if this behavior was configurable
> to recognize a specified (perhaps in config.php) set of capitalized words?

The plan is that the admin (or recipe) will specify a list of properties
that will be saved as page attributes, not that every property will 
automatically be saved.  (See the bottom of my message at

I simply did the markup this way for the Cookbook because it's workable
for the Cookbook.


> -----Original Message-----
> PmWiki's cookbook is specially configured to recognize lines 
> beginning with a (capitalized) word immediately followed by a colon
> as being special.  Eventually it will automatically save the
> values as attributes in the page file, so that PmWiki can do searches
> and sorts on them without having to parse/process the entire markup
> text.
> Pm
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