oscar at iam.unibe.ch
Wed Jun 23 13:54:35 MEST 2004
From a user's point of view, this is not necessarily what you want.
It would be very useful to be able to add children to any page.
Also, to be able to transparently move pages around, just as one can
move files between directories ...
My 2 Rappen's worth.
On Jun 23, 2004, at 12:22, Lukas Renggli wrote:
> Yes, this is true. As Folder is a subclass of Page, a folder inherits
> all the functionality of a page and adds the possibility to have
> The reason for making this difference between Pages and Folders is
> that the look-up is different: if you have a link like *Other*, a
> folder looks for a child named 'Other' while a page looks for a
> matching brother/sister. This difference applies also while creating
> new structural entities in SmallWiki.
> What is more, folders do automatically render a list of their children
> if the default content isn't changed. And, as you can see on the ESUG
> web-page (http://www.esug.org), the menu-template renders slightly
> different when the current structure has the possibility to contain
> On Jun 23, 2004, at 11:34, Oscar Nierstrasz wrote:
>> Actually, I never understood the need to distinguish pages and
>> Why not just have PageFolders? Pages with contents, and the
>> possibilities to add subpages?
>> On Jun 23, 2004, at 9:43, Lukas Renggli wrote:
>>> Hi Oscar
>>>> I would like the Traits page in the SCG Smallwiki to be
>>>> turned into a folder. Is there a way to do this?
>>> No, currently there is no easy way to do this. You have to create a
>>> new folder, copy the content of the old page to the new folder and
>>> then delete the old page.
>>> The good news: We were brainstorming with Roel yesterday about
>>> having a refactoring tool for Smallwiki that should be able to do
>>> such a conversion (and other things) more easily.
>>> Lukas Renggli
> Lukas Renggli
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