[pmwiki-users] I know I've seen it somewhere

Tegan Dowling tmdowling at gmail.com
Thu May 4 08:43:40 CDT 2006

On 5/4/06, Kevin Wilbourn <kwilbourn at strasburger.net> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jan Erik Moström [mailto:lists at mostrom.pp.se]
>> Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2006 8:00 AM
>> To: pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com
>> Subject: [pmwiki-users] I know I've seen it somewhere
>> I want to generate pages from an external script (that has nothing to do with
>> PmWiki). I know that I've seen what the minimum content of page but right now
>> I'm not able to find that info. If I create a page I get:
>> version=pmwiki-2.1.3 ordered=1 urlencoded=1
>> agent=
>> author=jem
>> csum=
>> ctime=
>> host=
>> name=
>> rev=1
>> targets=
>> text=
>> time=
>> author:
>> diff:
>> host:
>> (actual content deleted) What are the minimum requirements? (does anyone know
>> where this info can be found)
> It has to contain version=pmwiki-2.1.3 ordered=1 urlencoded=1 on the first line, and then
> a new line "text='your document here'" make sure you end lines in your document with
> $0a and that there are no DOS new lines (Carriage return and line feed) in the text (I can't
> speak for *nix users in this case).

A kind of confusing version of the information can be found on
http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PmWiki/PageFileFormat (There's a link to
this near the foot of the PmWiki/DocumentationIndex page, by the way).

Among the optional lines to consider using, the ctime field is a good
one  - that's the page-creation date/time.  Others are the title
field, and of course passwords info ("attributes") if any apply to the

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