[pmwiki-users] Announcement: Media Categories v2.0

Ben Wilson dausha at gmail.com
Sun May 7 17:11:07 CDT 2006

I should have pointed out that the issue with spaces has been
addressed in this version. It was implicit, but not explicit.

On 5/7/06, Ben Wilson <dausha at gmail.com> wrote:
> Background: MediaCategories is a recipe that seeks to mimic the output
> of MediaWiki's category group. This is to help attract that crowd to
> PmWiki.
> Problems with Version 1.0: I was strolling through recipes I
> contributed and noticed that MediaCategories had notes underscoring
> its serious deficiencies. Noteably, it could not handle spaces and was
> otherwise quite unweildy. So, in the spirit of friendly competition .
> . .
> New Release: I would like to announce the new and improved Media
> Categories.[1] For this version, I applied recent lessons I learned
> about PmWiki's markup approach. Now, this little bugger will pull all
> categories designated by "[[!" off the page, alphabetize them, then
> append them to the end of the page. It will even label the group (e.g.
> "Category" or "Categories" when there are more than one) and wrap them
> in a div tag so they can be styled using CSS.
> As an undocumented feature, it can do the same thing with enties
> designated by '[[Category:". Do do this, either have one "[[!" in the
> page, or uncomment line 55, which will focus on any pages with
> "[[Category:" in them as opposed to "[[!".
> [1]: http://pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/MediaCategories
> --
> Ben Wilson
> " Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur"

Ben Wilson
" Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur"

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