[pmwiki-users] Maintaining recipes that require non-relative urls ({*$var})

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Mon Oct 2 09:03:41 CDT 2006

On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 08:49:51AM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 06:59:41AM -0400, Pico wrote:
> > When relative urls were introduced there was an acknowledgment that 
> > relative links will "break" skins, such as Triad?  
> Currently it breaks them.  However, if a skin or recipe wants to
> use {*$var} with pre-2.2 versions of PmWiki, the easiest solution
> is to just add the {*$var} markup directly: ...

Actually, an even simpler solution is:

    if ($VersionNum < 2001900) 
      Markup('{*$var}', '<{$var}', '/\\{\\*\\$/', '{$');

which simply converts any {*$var} markup into {$var} on
versions of PmWiki prior to 2.2.0-beta1 .


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