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Re: [grubstreet] Wiki indexing patch

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From: Ivor Williams
Subject: Re: [grubstreet] Wiki indexing patch
Date: 22:59 on 09 May 2002
> Kate L Pugh <kake@xxxxx.xx> wrote:
> >> Ivor, did you see my previous mail discussing problems with the patch?
> Just a few notes on initial testing:

> If you try to index something (eg by URL munging) that doesn't have
 > any results, the page is just blank; it doesn't say "no results".
> See for example

OK, making it say "no results" is quite easy to do. I will do so.

> If you do a plus-link (+Foo) to a nonexistent page, then it displays
> as Foo? where the ? is a link to edit the page -- there is nothing to
> click on to index it.  I'm not sure whether this is a bug or a
> feature; I'd say the former, since it breaks the expected behaviour of
> a plus-link -- as I understand it, the plus links are about indexes
> rather than pages.  See for example

This was intended as a 'feature'. However, thinking about it, why does an
index have to have a real page?

This will probably require a refactoring of my change to the freelink
handling code - but it's doable.

> I can't seem to make the second kind of link (>Foo) work at all; see for
> example

Ah, oops! A debugging I will go.

Will post when I have a new patch ready.

By the way, any thoughts about version numbers? It might make discussion a
bit easier.


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