[pmwiki-users] (:linebreak:) as a global setting

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Sep 26 13:45:40 CDT 2006

On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 12:59:24PM +0200, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> Patrick R. Michaud schrieb:
> > On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 09:28:29PM +0000, Pico wrote:
> >> I don't know if this is new to beta2, or whether you even consider 
> >> it a bug, but adding a (:linebreaks:) directive on a page can have 
> >> an impact on the SideBar as well as the body of the page.
> > 
> > While it's arguable that this is a bug, I've decided it's
> > not really worth the effort or hassle to fix it.
> Hmm... that's a standard problem that I've seen as far back as from my 
> Clipper days, and there's a relatively simple standard solution: make 
> changes in settings undoable.
> [...lots of good points ellided...]
> I think having undoable setter directives would be far better :-)

This message isn't to express disagreement; my point is
simply that I'm applying PmWikiPhilosophy #3 until we have enough
real-world instances where the existing approach is really


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