[pmwiki-users] the new FAQ-o-matic (was: Re: Deny viewing the history)

Pico pmwiki at ben-amotz.com
Mon Mar 13 11:26:41 CST 2006

> > At 2006-03-13  10:26 AM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud is rumored to have said:
> > >I've also updated the PmWiki.FAQ page to automatically grab
> > >faq sections from other pages (you can see the newly added
> > >questions automatically appearing at the bottom of PmWiki.FAQ --
> > >http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PmWiki/FAQ ).
> > 
> > Patrick
> > 
> > The automatic FAQ include is superb. I especially like the way the 
> > pagename becomes a heading and link. Perhaps Hagan can be persuaded 
> > to move the rest of the entries onto their respective pages. (He is 
> > the expert in this area  ;-)
> > 
> > No infringement on http://faqomatic.sourceforge.net/ intended - it 
> > just seems like the right name.
> > 
> > 
> > Neil
> > 
> So, for this to work, we need to add a FAQ section at the end of a
> documentation page that begins with the following markup:
> >>faq<< [[#faq]]
> And it will automatically be included in the FAQ page, which ends with
> the following pagelist:
> (:pagelist trail=PmWiki.DocumentationIndex "[[#faq]]" fmt=#includefaq:)
> Does the new FAQ section have to be at the bottom of the page?  
> It might not have to, if this pagelist include works like the regular
> include markup: where the failure to specify an ending anchor causes
> the include to stop at the next anchor it encounters.  If so, then the
> FAQs would not have to appear at the very end, below the trail
> navigation links, so long as another anchor appears at the end of the
> FAQs (either to close out the FAQs section, or to mark the begining of
> the next section).
> If the FAQ does not have to be at the bottom of the page below the trail
> markup, then the issue is whether there is should be a suggested
> standardized location.
> Pico
I just tried to test this (on the AccessKeys page) and couldn't get the
results to show up in the FAQ page, even when I moved the new FAQ
markup down to the end of the page .

Is server caching preventing the immediaate update?

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