[pmwiki-users] minimal text file to create pmwiki page

Mark Lee mark.lee.phd at gmail.com
Fri May 31 20:17:22 CDT 2013

Or to put it another way, if I use a text editor, such as vi or notepad on
windows, what is the smallest text file I can ftp to my pmwiki space that
will print "hello world" when I visit the page with my browser?
On May 31, 2013 5:57 PM, "Mark Lee" <mark.lee.phd at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a wiki from another system that I want to recreate in pmwiki. I
> have the contents of the pages stored in a spreadsheet. I will be writing a
> script to convert the text files into pmwiki pages. I found this:
> Only two lines are necessary in a PmWiki page file:
> version=pmwiki-2.1.0 urlencoded=1
> text=Markup text
> "version=" tells PmWiki that the values are urlencoded. The actual value
> doesn't matter, as long as "urlencoded=1" appears somewhere in the line.
> "text=" *needs* to have the markup text with newlines converted to "%0a"
> and percent signs converted to "%25".
>  In addition, *PmWiki writes* pages with '<' encoded as "%3c" (to help
> with security), but it doesn't require that <'s be encoded that way in
> order to be able to read the page. More conversions are possible to be
> added in the future.
> Is this all I need to add to the text files? I can't figure it out.
> -Mark
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