[pmwiki-users] PData support for pagelisting images

Stirling Westrup sti at pooq.com
Thu Sep 7 17:49:56 CDT 2006

Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> I've been wondering if this goes the wrong way, and how
> much it would hurt existing sites to change things around 
> at this point (possibly as a 2.2.0 release, if we do it).


> So, how much pain would we cause by switching this around now?  
> If we fixed it so that {$Name} and [[link]] were always treated
> as being relative to the page in which they are written, 
> we could introduce another form to refer to the currently
> browsed page.  Something like {==$Name}, or perhaps {*$Name}
> or {.$Name}.  


> Any comments or thoughts on this idea?  Too radical for existing
> sites to swallow, or should I pursue it and see what happens?

I currently manage something like 6 or 7 instances of PmWiki and AFAICT,
this change would not have a major impact on any of them. Its quite
possible it would have no impact at all. Then again, none of these are
very major sites. The biggest probably has less than 50 pages.

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