[pmwiki-users] simultaneous edits and wikiforms

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Mar 30 07:56:49 CST 2006

On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 10:02:09AM +1200, John Rankin wrote:
> I have been asked about modifying wikiforms to take 
> advantage of detection and resolution of simultaneous 
> edits. Am I correct in thinking that all I have to do 
> is include a basetime hidden input variable, set to 
> $Now? Wikiforms passes submitted output to HandleEdit 
> to preview or post.

Yes, that's basically all that you need to do.  The simuledit.php
script checks to see if the page has changed since 'basetime',
and if so it performs a merge and produces the warning message.

If there's no 'basetime', then simuledit.php just passes the
page on to the rest of the edit functions.


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