[Pmwiki-users] Re: Re: Partial pagenames in URLs

chr@home.se chr
Thu Sep 16 16:35:21 CDT 2004

On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> Well, feel free to modify/improve the page text I have there -- I'm wide
> open for suggestions.  However, we also have to be careful that we don't
> misinterpret the user's intent and thereby confuse him further --
> it may just be that the URL was mistyped.
> > > The "PageNotFound" page is itself a wiki page, thus a site administrator
> > > can customize the results to appear however he/she wishes or include
> > > other options.
> > 
> > oh, nice.. then maybe my comments above should be modified so that there 
> > are two kinds of 'PageNotFound'-pages, one for each of the cases above?
> Perhaps, but we need to be sure we can correctly deduce motive, and I
> do want to keep things simple from an administrative point of view.
> Adding more special-purpose pages may go against that.   But in this
> case we would end up with a "Main.GroupNotFound" for when there aren't
> any pages in the group, and a "Main.PageNotFound" for when there are
> pages in the group but no group home page, each worded appropriately.
> Maybe this extra functionality really belongs as a Cookbook module.

I like the idea of 'Main.GroupNotFound' and 'Main.PageNotFound', and I
think it should be a part of PmWiki standard. Let me know when/if you
split them up into two pages, and I'll see if I can do something with the


Christian Ridderstr?m, +46-8-768 39 44               http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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