[pmwiki-users] Possible new Group/ and Group. syntax extension for pagelists

Martin Fick mogulguy at yahoo.com
Wed May 31 16:47:25 CDT 2006

--- "Patrick R. Michaud" <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 12:22:10PM -0700, Martin
> Fick wrote:
> > While cleaning up the Pagelist pages I ran into
> the
> > following thought: what if the new Group/ or
> Group.
> > syntaxs were extended to make for a much simpler
> > fmt=#group definition?
> > 
> > (:pagelist name=*/:)
> > 
> > This would list only Group homepages. :)
> > 
> > With this we could eliminate the need for the
> > conditional in the bygroup syntax AND restore the
> > proper functioning of count for this format!
> There might be times when we want to list groups
> (using #bygroup)
> that aren't just homepages.  For example, in
> blogging, to
> display all of the groups with a page in January
> 2006:
>     (:pagelist name=200601* fmt=#bygroup:)

Good Point.

Maybe a simpler and probably more appropriate solution
would be to enhance the list parameter like this:

  list=group - only list one page per group (homepage

  list=homepage - only list pages which qualify as

Again, this would help correct the count issue.


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