[ODE] wiki slightly broken

Anselm Hook anselm at hook.org
Mon Jul 29 15:47:01 2002

That was it - the defect was that in both the home page name and the
recent changes page the spaces had to be replaced with underbars...  now
everything works :-).


On Tue, 30 Jul 2002 nlin@nlin.net wrote:

> Hello,
> > I suppose this falls to me since I have access privileges and Russ is
> > probably busy.  Generally this kind of webadmin stuff I can help out on.
> OK.
> > Ok, the first bug, pointing to the wrong page - shouldn't anybody else in
> > the world referring to the ode wiki page always just fully qualify it with
> > ?Ode_Wiki_Area ?  If that was the rule, then this would work as is.
> I suppose, but most wiki's I've seen including the original usemod wiki
> don't require specifying a start page. See for instance
> http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl
> > The second bug, I looked at this quite a bit, it seems like the actual
> > page "ode_recent_changes" is just a page for user verbose comments about
> > recent changes.  The actual "enumeration of recent changes" is selectable
> > by visiting "view other revisions" at the bottom - and it seems to work.
> This is just for the one page, not for the entire wiki. See
> http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?RecentChanges for the way
> RecentChanges is supposed to be - it summarizes all changes on the
> entire wiki (so you can see where activity is taking place).
> This is separate from the "View other revisions" for the specific
> page, see for contrast
> http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?action=history&id=UseModWiki ,
> which just summarizes the changes for that one page.
> Have you set $RCName set to "ODE_RecentChanges"? If so, maybe you need
> to delete the current ODE_RecentChanges page so that the wiki can reuse
> that page name to automatically generate the page. Or, maybe wiki.pl
> can't really grok the spaces in the "RecentChanges" page name, so
> $RCName might need to be set simply to "RecentChanges" (the default).
> Thanks,
> -Norman