[pmwiki-users] Minor question regarding the definition of "Wiki farm"

Sandy sandy at onebit.ca
Fri Mar 24 15:35:03 CST 2006

Master, to me, implies over-riding. If you set something both master and 
  "other", the master wins.

Maybe "default" ?


christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Mar 2006, H. Fox wrote:
>>On 3/20/06, The Editor <editor at fast.st> wrote:
>>>PS. I do  find the distinction between a field wiki and the home wiki
>>>missing, and perhaps an unnecessary loss of clarity. Perhaps it should
>>>be the preferred "optional" term for those who feel a need to make
>>>such a distinction.
>>I agree that there should be an easier way to say "a wiki that isn't a
>>home wiki".  Something like "satellite" or "remote" or ???
> Actually, "master wiki" sounds better to me than "home wiki", particularly
> since the master wiki's "local" skins etc are actually the global skins.
> But do we really need a master wiki and this distinction? Isn't what we
> have just a side effect from doing a single wiki installation, as opposed 
> to satisfying a specific purpose?
> I'm not suggesting that we prevent people from having a master wiki, but
> it'd be nice if it could be worked around with some extra effort. It's 
> late here, but I imagine one way to work around it is to move the master 
> wiki's wiki.d/-directory to another location. (This might require a new 
> URI of course)
> /Christian

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