X-Git-Url: https://sipb.mit.edu/gitweb.cgi/ikiwiki.git/blobdiff_plain/121d0f34560ec49d259d5e9b19f4426bba08cf4c..1859ccf8ace69c7f2db4872b269be10a66b41e4d:/doc/users/tschwinge.mdwn?ds=sidebyside diff --git a/doc/users/tschwinge.mdwn b/doc/users/tschwinge.mdwn index 4d2204f8a..33a139784 100644 --- a/doc/users/tschwinge.mdwn +++ b/doc/users/tschwinge.mdwn @@ -4,14 +4,149 @@ +I have converted the [GNU Hurd](http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/)'s previous +web pages and previous wiki pages to a *[[ikiwiki]]* system; and all that while +preserving the previous content's history, which was stored in a CVS repository +for the HTML web pages and a TWiki RCS repository for the wiki; see +. -With respect to *[[ikiwiki]]* I'm currently working on... +# Issues to Work On -* setting it up for the [GNU Hurd's web pages](http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/); -* setting it up as a replacement for the GNU Hurd's previous wiki (TWiki): ; +## Stability of Separate Builds -... and all that while trying to preserve the previous content's history, -which is stored in a CVS repository for the web pages and a RCS repository -for the wiki. +The goal is that separate builds of the same source files should yield the +exactly same HTML code (of course, except for changes due to differences in +Markdown rendering, for example). -Read [About the TWiki to ikiwiki conversion](http://www.bddebian.com/~wiki/about_the_twiki_to_ikiwiki_conversion/). + * Timestamps -- [[forum/ikiwiki__39__s_notion_of_time]], [[forum/How_does_ikiwiki_remember_times__63__]] + + Git set's the current *mtime* when checking out files. The result is that + and + show different *Last + edited* timestamps. + + This can either be solved by adding a facility to Git to set the + checked-out files' *mtime* according to the *AuthorDate* / *CommitDate* + (which one...), or doing that retroactively with the + script before building, or + with a ikiwiki-internal solution. + + * HTML character entities + + + +## Tags -- [[bugs/tagged__40____41___matching_wikilinks]] + +Tags should be a separate concept from wikilinks. + +### \[[!map]] behavior + +The \[[!map]] on, for example, +, should not show +the complete hierarchy of pages, but instead just the pages that actually *do* +contain the \[[!tag open_issue_hurd]]. + +> `tagged(open_issue_hurd)` in its pagespec should do that. --[[Joey]] + +>> Well, that's exactly what this page contains: \[[!map +>> pages="tagged(open_issue_hurd) and !open_issues and !*/discussion" +>> show=title]] +>> +>> This is currently rendered as can be seen on +>> , but I'd imagine +>> it to be rendered by **only** linking to the pages that actually do contain +>> the tag, (**only** the outer leaf ones, which are *capturing stdout and +>> stderr*, *ramdisk*, *syncfs*, ...; but **not** to *hurd*, *debugging*, +>> *translator*, *libstore*, *examples*, ...). Otherwise, the way it's being +>> rendered at the moment, it appears to the reader that *hurd*, *debugging*, +>> *translator*, *libstore*, *examples*, ... were all tagged, too, and not only +>> the outer ones. + +## Anchors -- [[ikiwiki/wikilink/discussion]] + +## Default Content for Meta Values -- [[plugins/contrib/default_content_for___42__copyright__42___and___42__license__42__]] + +This will decrease to be relevant, as we're going to add copyright and +licensing headers to every single file. + +## Texinfo -- [[plugins/contrib/texinfo]] + +Not very important. Have to consider external commands / files / security (see +[[plugins/teximg]] source code)? + +## Shortcuts -- [[plugins/shortcut/discussion]] + +## \[[!meta redir]] -- [[todo/__42__forward__42__ing_functionality_for_the_meta_plugin]] + +Implement a checker that makes sure that no pages that use \[[!meta redir]] +redirect to another page (and are thus considered legacy pages for providing +stable URLs, for example) are linked to from other wiki pages. This is useful +w.r.t. backlinks. Alternative, the backlinks to the \[[!meta redir]]-using +pages could perhaps be passed on to the referred-to page? + +> I found that backlinks was an easy way to find such links to such pages. +> (Although the redirection made it hard to see the backlinks!) --[[Joey]] + +## Sendmail -- [[todo/passwordauth:_sendmail_interface]] + +## [[bugs/Broken Parentlinks]] + +## Discussion Pages of Discussion Pages of... + +Is it useful to have Discussion pages of Discussion pages (etc.)? -- On +, +this possibility is offered. + +## Modifying [[plugins/inline]] for showing only an *appetizer* + +Currently ikiwiki's inline plugin will either show the full page or nothing of +it. Often that's too much. One can manually use the [[plugins/toggle]] plugin +-- see the *News* section on . Adding a new +mode to the inline plugin to only show an *appetizer* ending with *... (read +on)* after a customizable amount of characters (or lines) would be a another +possibility. The *... (read on)* would then either toggle the full content +being displayed or link to the complete page. + +> You're looking for [[plugins/more]] (or possibly a way to do that automatically, +> I suppose. --[[Joey]] + +## Prefix For the HTML Title + +The title of each page (as in ``...) should be prefixed with +*GNU Project - GNU Hurd -*. We can either do this directly in `page.tmpl`, or +create a way to modify the `TITLE` template variable suitably. + +## [[plugins/inline]] feedfile option + +Not that important. Git commit b67632cdcdd333cf0a88d03c0f7e6e62921f32c3. This +would be nice to have even when *not* using *usedirs*. Might involve issues as +discussed in *N-to-M Mapping of Input and Output Files* on +[[plugins/contrib/texinfo]]. + +## Unverified -- these may be bugs, but have yet to be verified + + * ikiwiki doesn't change its internal database when \[[!meta date]] / + \[[!meta updated]] are added / removed, and thusly these meta values are + not promulgated in RSS / Atom feeds. + + > I would rather see this filed as a bug, but FWIW, the problem + > is probably that meta does not override the mdate_3339 + > template variable used by the atom and rss templates. + > (Meta does store ctime directly in the ikiwiki database, but cannot + > store mtime in \%pagemtime because it would mess up detection of when + > actual file mtimes change.) --[[Joey]] + + * Complicated issue w.r.t. *no text was copied in this page* + ([[plugins/cutpaste]]) in RSS feed (only; not Atom?) under some conditions + (refresh only, but not rebuild?). Perhaps missing to read in / parse some + files? + + * [[plugins/recentchanges]] + + * Creates non-existing links to changes. + + * Invalid *directory link* with `--usedirs`. + + * Doesn't honor `$timeformat`. + + * Does create `recentchangees.*` files even if that is overridden.