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

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Mar 7 13:18:40 CST 2006

On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 08:03:18PM +0100, Sebastian Siedentopf wrote:
> Am 07.03.2006 um 17:14 schrieb Patrick R. Michaud:
> >On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 08:42:53AM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> >Actually, here's another big reason to be careful about "Version:" --
> >{$Version} is already taken as a page variable,  and there's already
> >a 'version' attribute in page files.
> I think Version is a to "useful" word for a variable {$Version} which  
> is used only once or twice in a normal wiki installation. Rename it  
> to {$PmWikiVersion}. I would even extent this to {$Name}, {$Title},  
> {$Author} etc. 

Alas, while I might agree with {$PmWikiVersion}, I have to disagree
with you about {$Name}, {$Title}, and {$Author}, which get used far 
more frequently.  These are markups, and they need to remain author
friendly, not script-writer or cookbook friendly.


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