[pmwiki-users] How to tag pages like categories, then do pagelist of everything tagged with a given page (without using links)

Alex Eftimiades alexeftimiades at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 21:05:05 CDT 2012

I have thought about it, and I think this is the way to go. I have not  
implemented it yet, but I just wanted to say thanks for the thought  
and I intend to implement this in the future.


On Aug 2, 2012, at 4:58 PM, Peter Bowers wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 2:32 AM, Alex Eftimiades
> <alexeftimiades at gmail.com> wrote:
>> No, in part because you cannot have subcategories. I looked into  
>> categories.
>> I need to be able to associate any page with any other page-- 
>> treating pages
>> like tags. This allows me to automatically generate "see also"  
>> sections.
> What if you created a new link syntax/markup of [[!!Group.Page]] --
> something that is related to categories but allows the specification
> of a group along with the page.  Then in your pagelist you would
> search for the link and also for the *text* (or key word) of
> "[[!!Group.Page]]".  Pages that were regular (non-tag) links would be
> ruled out by the key-word search while the optimized search for links
> would still exist so you wouldn't be slowing everything down by just a
> key-word search...
> You *may* have to change how pmwiki divides up words -- it may strip
> out non-alphabetic or something like that...
> I haven't been following this thread really closely, so if this is
> totally off topic, just ignore it...
> -Peter

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