[pmwiki-users] pagelist is creating links relative to the current group?

Jo Rhett jrhett at svcolo.com
Wed May 24 11:38:31 CDT 2006

On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 10:26:48AM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> Does anyone have an idea about how PmWiki can select an appropriate
> name for the group home when no default page exists for the group?
> Should we just say that PmWiki always defaults to "XYZ.XYZ" in
> this case, or ... ?
I would.  It makes sense.  It have a variable that, if set, defines the
homepage for each group.

> An alternate approach:  Another approach would be to add a {$GroupUrl}
> page variable that references the group home url, analogous to
> the existing {$PageUrl}.  The advantage of this approach is that
> it works regardless of the name used for group home pages.  The
> disadvantages are that it will render as an external link instead
> of a page link (i.e., like an InterMap or http: link), and will 
> have the same look even if the target default page doesn't exist.
> For the PmWiki skin this isn't a big difference, but for other
> skins it could be somewhat confusing.

I don't like this if it renders as an outside link.  I prefer a simple
variable that defines the homepage, like $GroupHomePage = 'HomePage';

Jo Rhett
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