[pmwiki-users] Wikifarm question

John Rankin john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Mon Sep 11 18:32:15 CDT 2006

On Tuesday, 12 September 2006 6:48 AM, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
>On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 12:32:40AM +0530, V.Krishn wrote:
>> On Monday 11 September 2006 23:44, Henrik Bechmann wrote:
>> > VK,
>> >
>> > FWIW, I use an InterMap entry like this:
>> >
>> > FieldA-Wiki:        /fielda/wiki/wiki.php/
>> >
>> > Then you can write [[FieldA-Wiki:Group.ABC]] and it works.
>> Thats right. Just that [[FieldA-Wiki:Group.ABC?action=edit|edit me]] should 
>> take to <some domain>://fielda/wiki/wiki.php/Group.ABC?action=edit, as I not 
>> finding a useful need to edit it at the current field itself. 
>> This query was just to bring out the unclear necesscity.
>The difference would seem to be that [[FieldA-Wiki:Group.ABC]]
>creates an external link to Group.ABC in FieldA-Wiki, and displays
>as such even if Group.ABC doesn't exist.
>I think that what John Rankin is doing causes [[FieldA-Wiki:Group.ABC]]
>to display as a "create page" link with ?action=edit appended if
>Group.ABC doesn't exist in the target field.  A simple InterMap link
>doesn't handle this case.
We create a link of the form 
and the field= causes the local farm customisation to set wiki.d
to FieldA's wiki.d -- I *think* we are OK.

That's one of the reasons we didn't just use intermap links.

John Rankin

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