[pmwiki-users] Simplest possible section editing
alongkiss at aprivatespot.com
Thu Jul 29 23:44:20 CDT 2010
Existing section-editing recipes don't do quite what I want. For example, Fox forms doesn't yet handle concurrent edits, while neither Fox nor SectionEdit handles "sections" such as title directives.
I know how to indicate the section to edit via an http request. I think I can figure out how to identify the section on the page by using well-defined strings. But I don't have a clue how to interact with PmWiki forms.
I envision using PmWiki's existing form mechanisms, but hiding the text that comes before and after the desired section on a page. On save or preview, I'd re-insert the hidden text. In my vision, I wouldn't have to worry about things like Replace on Save logic, because the page's text would be reassembled by the time it gets that far.
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