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The Codev web is an incubator for brainstorming ideas. Smart ideas result in ChangeProposals with code attached. Rule: There are no rules for brainstorming. Please don't hesitate to bring ideas that sound odd.

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Topics tagged with Tag:brainstorming : Sandbox, CommunityBuildingExampleTypo3, WantedTopics, TWikiForNormalUsers, OmniOutliner, AttachPicturesFromClipboard, AllowEditNoPreview, CosmicCre8tivity, CaucusVsTWiki, TestTopic123928, AllowDesignationOfSummary, ConsultantPaulReiber, DocumentationRating, DataAndCodeSeparation, ImprovingPerformanceUsingCaching, TWikiAjaxFramework, WikiCulture, TWikiExtensionInstaller, CreativityCafe, DiggPagePlugin, FreeMind, HelpDesk, AllowAccessForPermissionChecking, AddFinalizeEditHandler, KnownIssuesOfTWiki04x01
Recently modified topics: TestingTWikiThePerlWay, RejuvenateCommunity, GettingPaidToDevelopTWiki, AutoSave, AvoidParentAcrossWebs, DependencyManagement, BetterPluginInstallationInConfigure, WantedTopics, TurkishTranslation, ConsultantPaulRudolfSeebacher, UnicodeProblemsAndSolutionCandidates, TWikiPasswordStrength, NewNavigationModelForTWikiDotOrg, InternationalisationUTF8, ImprovingPerformanceUsingCaching, FirefoxTWikiSearchPlugin, TWikiDevEnvColasNahaboo, TWikiOffice, AccessKeys, DebuggingExternalApps

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CategoryStale From: IzEncodeNodeTypesInWikiNames Type: Argument (Pro) Name: APzWikiNameEncodingIsUnambiguous Text: Wiki Name Encoding Is Unambiguous. Context...
Suggestion to avoid Navigation interface clutter in complex web sites... How about giving an option to abbreviate WikiWord to WikiLink that has the shortest possible...
...an attempt to solve some puzzling questions 1 What, exactly, is the difference between WebChanges and ChangesCgiScript? 2 Why does the menu item Changes...
Access Keys, what are they? One of the least known features of HTML is the accesskey attribute for links and forms, which allows the web designer to define keyboard...
Access Key Map This is a hypothetical TableWidgkit that hasn`t been built yet. It works together with the hypothetical AccessKeyPlugin to allow a user to define his...
Access keys: (still) worth the trouble? See also: AccessKeys We have implemented access keys as: 1 Super user shortcut to action buttons 1 Aid to accessiblity...
Add a BeforeViewTemplateLoadHandler When thinking about how to go about building the RolebasedRenderingPlugin, I learned that it is not so easy to affect the templates...
Whenever a user is entering a Wiki Web, he will be intially placed on the % MAINWEB% . Obviously this behaviour can be changed by editing either the variable or the...
Add finalizeEditHandler to Plugins API Moved from Bugs:Item2935 please reopen the bug if there is agreement to do this. I have recently refactored TWiki::UI::Edit...
To add a google search form to your public wiki, use something like this: ...to get this: Further customizations like search results...
Proposed: Add $installWeb to initializeUserHandler It appears that $installWeb is not available to initializeUserHandler. The only argument passed to it is $theLoginName...
Add a Plugin Identifier Function In a discussion started at SmartSessionPluginDev about identifying one version of SessionPlugin over another version of <nop...
What if, in addition to the Edit button at the bottom of the page, we also had an Append button? This would bring up an empty (signature only) box. When the...
Adding a setUserName Function to Func API In a subject I brought up in SmartSessionPluginDev, I suggested that perhaps a `setUserName` function should be added to...
Hello all, i`ve been playing with twiki on our intranet for two weeks now, and it is really awesome. I`ve never seen a `Intranet for techies` so active ! So here`s...
Questions, advice, and experience regarding web granularity, web names, etc. Initial question: What should the granularity of webs be? How many webs is good: a few...
Adding opt in for mailing purposes It`s generally considered the Right Thing for people who register on a web site to specifically opt in to receiving mail. I bring...
A small (I hope) addition to ACL It would be really helpful to be able to do something like #Set ALLOWTOPICCHANGE SampleTeacher #Set ALLOWTOPICCHANGE...
It would be very useful to have some management tools to handle some common wikimaster duties: renaming a topic and all references to it DONE (ManagingTopics...
The WikiWay suggests changing some of the original WikiSyntax. For example, changed bullet points in the following way: Original/Now: bullet level 1 bullet...
Allow access to topic pages to check permissions, overriding web permissions. Currently TWiki`s permissions checking stops when a deny is reached on any of the following...
There are two implementation strategies available for this request: PeterKlausner implemented a method that simply pulls out the beginning of the topic for use...
If you read only one topic about the direct save and no preview debate, make it this one. If you don`t know which one to start with, start here. When in edit mode...
Some wikis (e.g. ZWiki) allow indentation of paragraphs following list items. It`s a very natural way to have a list of things with short descriptions associated...
PROPOSAL: Better handling of plugin settings in upgraded environments People upgrading their systems should be able to have their settings transparently not clobbered...
As long as we`re looking a making a break from pure HTML, I strongly recommend that we examine the principles expressed of the book `The Humane Interface: New Directions...
I`ve done a bit of analysis of the code changes for TWikiReleaseSpring2001 since last production release. Attached in an Excel document, plus html rendering. In summary...
Analysis of plugins released packages, as taken from the Plugins area on 10th March 2004 The most abusive module is determined by counting the number of calls outside...
Pulled this out of the NewBugTemplate and reset the template. JohnRouillard 07 Aug 2002 Bug: anchor tags in list if I place an anchor tag in an ordered list...
An Apache Authorization handler to protect attachments and enable WebDAV I am finishing (with FrancoBagnoli) an Apache ModPerl based handler to handle authorization...
See also, overview here: http://www.portalux.com/applications/web/app servs/ TWiki needs to sit alongside other apps We can expect that the standalone paradigm to...
Might what we call variables (and started out as variables, e.g. WIKIWEBMASTER) be more properly called directives because they cause a computation to be done rather...
This topic is related to PackageTWikiTopic, expect that this is a design discussion whereas PackageTWikiTopic should be more about implementation specifics (API, etc...
Core code benchmarks for TWiki. Unzip the attached zip in a neutral directory. Requires Storable (CPAN) Requires a local installation of Athens Must...
Atom Publishing Purpose scope Atom is not just about news feed like RSS. It is also defining a protocol for publishing content on the Internet. On that topic we...
You know, how in PowerPoint you go around picking up pictures doing a visual skeleton before adding the text. It would be great to have the same facility in TWiki...
It would be great if you could add a WikiTemplate (i.e. prefill the TextArea with some text) while creating a WikiTopic. An elegant way to do this would be to add...
Several people have commented to me that they expect the attach button whilst they are editing. I would like to propose that either the attach functionality is moved...
I`d like to be able to have the attachments list hidden, and I can achieve that already. However, if I edit the body of the topic, I`d like the attachment list to...
The logic for managing attachments is rather confusing. Updating a file with the same name should not add a new attachment Example: when I click on the `manage` for...
Attachments as TML, available programmatically If attachments could have an alternate rendering handler we might get a clean way of supporting FunkyNewActions on them...
CategoryStale AttachmentsUnderRevisionControl `historic` information put here, so old topic can be used for current issues. JohnTalintyre 15 Mar 2001 Can attachments...
Possible changes for Attachments after TWikiReleaseSpring2001 Possible changes to AttachmentsUnderRevisionControl. If someone wants one of these I suggest the specific...
(Moved from AuthenticatedMode. PavelGoran 22 Jul 2003) So I`ve mentioned this in another posting, but I wanted to direct attention specifically to it here. Right...
Has anyone implemented a plugin or a piece of code to work with FirewallOne? Either that or any thoughts? I think it requires that a plugin is installed in the webserver...
Here`s an idea. I am guessing this would be implemented as a plugin. I`ll describe the idea to begin. Each page as it grows contains contributions from all kinds...
Author colours during a conversation It just occurred to me that it might be easy to change the colours according to author, making it easier to visually tie together...
I propose that the original author should always be able to rename a topic s/he created regardless of the setting for ALLOWTOPICRENAME. Granted, this would be difficult...
Categories, and other WikiBadges, are incredibly useful for establishing relationships between topics. But entering a topic in a category isn`t all that simple; you...
It would be nice to automatically convert documents in FileAttachments from their native formats to HTML. This could be done at the time of uploading the file; or...
Given some perldoc like syntax it might be possible to auto create (with caching) the TextFormattingRules page. This would be useful say in the situations where we...
I was looking at CommentPlugin and thinking about what PeterMasiar said in AutomatedWebNotifyRegistration. While I agree with him about the feature being unnecessary...
Why aren`t normal text phrases (non WikiWords) auto linked to their corresponding topics? PS: I put an implementation question into the developer`s FAQ at HackingOutWikiAnnoyance...
Automatic Save process in TWiki Raw comments Don`t you hate it when your browser crashes and you loss the last hours TWiki work. Some tricky with META refresh, temp...
Has any implemented automatic addition of name/email address to webnotify when someone creates an account? At work we require for people to have to opt out rather...
Creating a new topic automatically adds a signature; but editing does not... Currently, TWiki has a line after the text edit box that says ` Main.WikiName...
The TWikiTopicUpgradeScript could distinguish between different types of actions to taken on upgrade, depending on the topic. At work we did something in that direction...
Abstract attached is a script which i anticipate will be but one part of an AutomatedBuild and DailyBuildAndSmokeTest toolchain. it could be integrated in a PluginsInstaller...
Abstract attached is a script which i anticipate will be but one part of an AutomatedBuild and DailyBuildAndSmokeTest toolchain. it could be integrated in a PluginsInstaller...
Originally from OmittingEmailInWebNotify: Add a button in the WebNotify page to automatically add oneself to the page. WalterMundt 08 Jan 2003 IMHO this is very...
Automatic Document Classification also: unsupervised document classification CategoryOrganizingPrinciples Motivation The weakest point of document classification...
I think a feature is missing: having TWiki automatically send you an email once when a single topic changes, in the following 2 cases: Somebody re edits a...
Automatic Link Back http://www.disenchanted.com/dis/linkback.html has a system that uses the referrer data in the http request to add reciprocal links back to a site...
Consider that when doing a cut paste from another document, one of the first WikiWord making steps you do is to take out the spaces between the words of a Consecutive...
This started in SectionTitles. The idea is to have automatically generated heading numbers, i.e. to get a structure (aka TOC) of: 1. Food 1.1 Sushi...
Avoid Parent Across Webs Moved from Bugs:Item2294, Moving a topic with a parent to another web leaves its parent in the old web For example, I wound up with: CSA...
While I find MartinCleaver`s insertion of a picture in his signature innovative, there are a variety of reasons why I would not want to encourage (or allow) that on...
Avoiding Run on Lines in Templates To avoid untoward interactions in template expansion, many templates are written as (sets of) run on lines. IMNSHO, this makes them...
Moved content from SingletonWikiWord. PeterThoeny 18 Jun 2001 Incidently I just found that FoxWiki: uses a preceding ? to introduce links to a topic named with...
Maybe it`s just me who has overlooked it, but ought there not be a button to go from the `Preview` back to the `Edit` form? I keep using the back button in my browser...
If TWiki mantained for each topic a table listing all topics that link to the current topic, several gruesome problems would be instantaneously fixed, like RenameTopic...
(refactored by MartinCleaver from MegaTWikiServiceRegistrationMethods ) Yes, I`d like to split up the WikiML generation from the HTML rendering of WikiML, if possible...
CategoryStale An example of an IndexedThreadedDiscussions I created this topic using some of the discussion from BeijingRelease to provide a working example of an...
Better Access Controls Access controls in TWiki need to be thought hard about. The present scheme works, mostly, but is clunky and inefficient. It would (IMHO) be...
Better Defaults Project I plan to repackage Twiki to make it easier to install and use. Basically, I envision to add a script in each of main directories (data, pub...
The file locking mechanism needs to be improved. Several people at my site have found that at times when changes are being made to pages by multiple people, the file...
PeterThoeny 29 Jan 2002 I designed the original TWiki templates with these goals in mind: Related links are grouped: TWiki specific, Web specific, topic specific...
See also: BetterMarkupInGeneral, BetterMarkup and BetterColors and of course TWikiDocGraphics and of course TooUglyForNonTechnicalUsers. This is brainstorming at...
UnderscoreWikiWords proposes to use underscore (` `) to separate wikiwords as biggest and most popular wiki, http://www.wikipedia.org does. As fringe bemefits it will...
I would like to propose the following as some modifications for dealing with links in TWiki. 1 Disable WikiWord Links : I know WikiWord style links are the cornerstone...
See also: everything on style sheets starting with CssResources, AuthorChangeBars, BetterColors, BetterIndicators, and BetterMarkupInGeneral. What other markup is...
Improve Plugin Installation Could we improve the Plugin installation via configure? My idea is that in the Extensions list (after using `find more extensions` ) you...
Presumption: Acceptance of a system raised and learning curve is low when users are provided with an interface they are used to. The normal user works on documents...
To make it easier to format results with multiple hits per topic I would like to propose the following additional parameters: topicheader , topicseparator topicfooter...
Refactored from TemplateToolkit 1 FrancoBagnoli 24 Dec 2005 5 ThomasWeigert 20 Mar 2005 5 CarlinhosCecconi 06 Mar 2005 4 SergeStinckwich...
writeDebug is pretty usefulbut has it`s limitations It`d be nice to be able to switch on off debugging in various locations in twiki especially when you just want...
Hello all. I never particularly liked the way the `verbatim` processing is handled within TWiki. I was always getting backward on the first pass and had to go back...
AllenBeyeRiddell 02 Jun 2003 It would be wonderful if twiki could support bibtex citations for bibliographies. E.G. bib:blah . There is a wiki that implements this...
Dealing with Groups that have very large number Context I`m setting up a site that has the intent of migrating people from a mailing list to a wiki. The way this...
The Big Picture: User`s View of TWiki Overview: This critical summary of Codev topics intends to organize the various user oriented discussions going on, from...
Blocks And Inconsistent TML This topic tries to give the overview of syntax used in TWiki Core and in many of the Plugins for surrounding a section . It is not really...
Can we have the recent blog posts on the front page ? Dear all, IMHO it would be really nice to have the recent blog on the front page of TWiki.org, to make it a bit...
Blogging in TWiki Socialtext a start up selling a customized Wiki like tool for in company collaboration has a neat feature: each page has a category, if the category...
Using render this bold italic isn`t particularly intuitive (two consecutive underscores). How about render this bold italic and/or render this bold italic...
Book On TWiki We all know that documentation is scattered around twiki.org. It`s about time to move forward and consolidate all these resources into a central place...
This diff against preview.tmpl will onload submit the save button on the preview page. I`ve search for a while I couldn`t find a feature to bypass the preview functionality...
Systems such as RCS traditionally notify the old lock holder whenever a lock is broken by a new user. I think it would be useful if TWiki did the same. If nothing...
To ease adoption of TWiki in the corporate environment it would be good to help people migrate into TWiki. One idea:,have TWiki check a series of pop3 boxes for...
Sidebars for TWiki`s WebChanges and searching are now working well in various browsers: InternetExplorerSidebar MozillaSidebar OperaSidebar (needs...
Having just lost a browser window full of unsaved edits to another application that kindly opened a link for me and stole my window, I thought I`d float the idea of...
This topic started in HowToDiscussAndSign. We have seen that it is useful to have two types of discussions in a Wiki topic: a linear one (where you add text at...
I was writing documentation using TWiki and had used WikiWords whereever I mentioned a concept. When I had the document reviewed (on paper) I was told that although...
Seems like there`s lots of install issues with TWiki especially with user authentication. I think the /bin/testenv script goes a long way to help, but seems to...
It would be nice if view.pl did a just in time compile of wiki pages to html (as it currently does), and keep the cached version around until either the content changes...
Introduction This describes a series of performance experiments performed on TWiki 1612, with the code change in Prefs described before. The experiments were performed...
It would be really neat if you could check perl dependencies from a topic by calling checkDependencies. For example, if I could write: and get a testenv like report...
At long last I have sponsorship to do some work on WYSIWYG! The first thing I want to do is to fix bugs in WysiwygPlugin, and to do that, I need to know what the bugs...
I`ve been thinking recently about a few topics: GenericMetaDataStoreForTopics for categories Issues with categories; a great function, but can only have...
I`ve always been thinking of a way to make wikis a personal productivity tool in addition to being a collaboration tool. I think i`ve thought of something interesting...
CGI::Application::Framework http://occamstoothbrush.com/caf/ and The purpose of C::A::F is to build a solid framework on which to build CGI applications. http:/...
Changelog generator http://twikianalysis.mrjc.com/cvsmonitor/cvsmonitor/cvsmonitor.pl Stat CVS: coming soon Chalogen: coming soon Discussions. See...
I modified the note at the bottom of the WebNotify page by deleting a lot of the possibilities the note here covers all the possibilities I am aware of. Note...
Proposed enhancements to Changes script today, this week and all At the top put `today`, `this week` and `all` buttons. This makes it easier for frequent surfers...
When trying to see what changed on TWikiDocumentation I was overwhelmed by the size of the diff (and the time it took to load the original page before I could even...
Proposal: Changing Forms Should be a Dropdown If you use a web for multiple things then having multiple forms makes a lot of sense with the default being an intersection...
I`m from a country where for the web access usually the iso 8859 2 charset is being used. Unfortunately, the solution in NoWarningWhenEnteringNonStdChars doesn`t work...
this is a duplicate of FormChooserPosition Below content is refactored from TWikiFormsDiffRendering. PeterThoeny 25 Sep 2001 Is there a setting to turn off the...
We could present a set of controls according to the TopicClassification hence for FeatureEnhancementRequest we could show a DesireMeter... these controls could be...
Cleaning up TWiki`s generated HTML I`m about to embark on upgrading a TWiki installation to the current version, changing over to (and then tweaking) PatternSkin...
A lot of my more nieve users don`t understand what that clicking on a ? will create a topic. One solution, demo`d at http://testwiki.mrjc.com/, is to make the ? take...
I think it would be useful in intranet scenarious to deliver wiki content in xml instead of html and allow the client to do the bulk of the processing in making the...
Cocoa Based Wiki Editor A Cocoa based WikiEditor is an option to help at least the MacOS users use TWiki in a efficient way. Although my discussion is based on MacOS...
Cocoa Wiki Editor Discussion The place to discuss the CocoaWikiEditor. PedroMelo 12 Jan 2003 Pedro, definitely not crazy. I wish we had this for Windows right...
Coders for Hire Talk page I had today a request from somebody to code a plugin for them, they were ready to pay for it. As I have no time, I redirected them to the...
Next to installation difficulties, the most often quoted reason for non adoption of TWiki and the most often quoted for subsequent un adoption is performance....
Methods for Generating Colored Web Links See ColoredWebLinks for a description of what these are for and discussion. I tried several methods of generating the list...
Colored Background for Web Links in Topic Header For the skin on our Intranet TWiki I have given the web links in the header a colored background of the web`s WEBCOLOR...
Bug: CommaSeparatedWikiWordRendering If a user doesn`t put spaces into a comma seperated list of WikiNames only the first one gets made into a link.. In my opinion...
Proposal: Have CommonFrontEndCgiScript cover the functionality of all the CgiScripts plus the CGI part of TWikiDotPm. This includes the script to handle Plugins, as...
Main From HandlingCairoDakarPluginDifferences and PluginsConformanceReport Can we collate a table of CommonlyAbusedCairoEntryPoints? so to aid people adjusting plugins...
Almost 2 years later I am still of the opinion that it would be a good idea to introduce a ComparedToOperator to name the concept at which two concepts meet. For example...
The new FormattedSearch feature is great. Being able to specify a condition in the pattern would be even better. For example, if the Revision number is 1.1, I would...
There have been a couple bugs reported related wrong versions of TWiki.cfg used with recent versions of the source due to missing config variables. I`ve had this...
TWiki has a wealth of configurable options. Too many. It is extremely confusing, especially when options are not justified by their comments. And a number of the options...
Confusing Terminology (moved from InTopicTable) When I first encountered TWiki I was confused by the overloading of the term `form` . I`d done HTML editing and was...
Initialization of forms from the `values` field is currently rather inconsistent. Witness: Field type Initialized? text No text area...
On moving common functionalities from the skins to a) the twiki core, or b) a common shared component (a subset of SharedCode). Each skin maker can benefit from the...
We have a lot of duplicated work going on, not least in the skin development. We need to practice ExplorationThenConsolidation. I`d just retired FlexibleSkin as it...
Consolidate Notification Applying the ExplorationThenConsolidation paradigm to MailNotificationEnhanced, YetAnotherNotifySystem, NotificationPlugin and ImmediateNotifyPlugin...
Consolidate Shorter URLs solutions for future Release? Introduction Could TWiki be well served to put shorter URL capability into the core in a future release? Here...
Note: This used to be the consultant page for PaulRudolfSeebacher, delisted as consultant because of an unprofessional post at http://twitter.com/seepaul/status/...
Content Access Implementation See also: DatabaseForPreferences DatabaseForAccessControl DatabaseForMETA ADatabaseCalledTWiki TopicObjectModel ModularizationProject...
With CSS it is possible to have the content of the page load before the structure navigation, menus, etc. even though the structure is displayed at the top of...
Microsoft`s Internet Explorer version 5.5 and up supports a very useful feature called contenteditable. ContentEditable enables easy in place editing of HTML...
Contributions and other alternate topic views Summary Add a topic view that shows who contributed each part of the topic. More detail and ideas The contributions...
Isn`t it amazing what no sleep and lots of Coke (the soda not the drug although I guess the drug would do fun things too) will do for you 8 ). I am looking for a mechanism...
Converge Date and Time Formatting Models Some developers (like me) forget to look for default names of variables when creating a plugin that formats date and time...
Conversation Tracking I sometimes miss comments in a thread that I`m involved in this is probably one reason for TopicsThatDie. Perhaps there could be a standard...
Plugins that deserve it should be highlighted as stated in HighQualityPlugins. We could implement something as simple as the Hot Script rating button seen e.g. on...
See also: RequiredEnvironmentForTWiki, CpanContrib Note: I severely refactored this topic. Twice. The original text can be found rev 1.53 The first refactored...
Feature Proposal: Create a common Javascript Contrib Motivation A lot of javascript now in TwistyContrib should be made more widely available, and the code in TwistyContrib...
CreateHomeWebVariable Archived discussions These are the discussions on CreateHomeWebVariable, from 28 Oct 2006 to 21 May 2007 Please do not edit this topic anymore...
Create a plugin demo installation on twiki.org A proposal to give (potential) users more insight in the capabilities of TWiki, and advice them how to employ TWiki...
Creole, a common Wiki Markup See http://www.wikicreole.org/ (while DNSes not updated, http://141.7.56.28/creole/ ) Creole is not a syntax to replace all the wiki...
I`ve had several requests now from users of the ActionTrackerPlugin and the FormQueryPlugin to be able to control notification schedules from a TWiki page. It doesn...
Cross Web Forms I have multiple webs within a TWiki sharing the same classifications. In hand I do not want to create these classifications (better form definitions...
CSS Conditionals (Conditional Comments) for Internet Explorer `Several CSS hacks failing. If you are using IE7 (you are MSDN subscriber or received a copy at the PDC...
How to define fonts in CSS For the most `compatible way`, here is what I found, from such sources as: http://www.richinstyle.com/masterclass/fonts.html http...
CSS Hacks http://centricle.com/ref/css/filters/ has a particularly nice table on how to make different browsers notice differences http://css discuss.incutio...
Comments about CurrentBigIdeas This is my distillation of what I see as the current big ideas behind TWiki. Thoughts, additions, whatevers? Contributors: MeredithLesly...
Problem When a user doesn`t have read access to a page, they are sent to a generic error page. There is no way to inform them on a per web basis of the right person...
You can define custom headers and footers with the current TWikiSkins, but the body text cannot be altered. RichardBennett posted PrintablePage, an add on that removes...
Customizable Email Notification I didn`t find a topic that covered email change report customization overall. I did however find topics on CustomizableEmailNotificationInterval...
This is a follow up from CodevWebNotifyThread. As an idea, it would be nice to be able to specify the interval time on a user level, perhaps as a new preferences variable...
Cyrillic support for Russian There is a Russian demo page on donkin.org at RussianText (KOI8 R) see the screenshot on this page. To use the demo page, you`ll need...
There probably ought to be an implementation of the Store interface that talks to DBI. That would be the simplest way of supporting a database back end. The thorny...
Anyone else follow the practice of writing links knowing that one day others will follow the link and write the topic later? I have this problem: I leave dangling...
TWiki Data Handling TWiki needs better data handling for key value pairs, like poll results, preferences, forms, attachment information and so on. There is potential...
Overview Note that this section is an overview, and contains repetition of points covered in the individual sections below. In a multilevel web with an arbitrary...
Evils of In Band Acccess Control Benefit of Out of Band Access Control I`ve discussed this in other topics at length so I`ll summarise here: Modularisation by...
There is no reason that a database similar to that described in DatabaseForAccessControl could not contain all a topic`s META data. If the database is a HASH:...
Preferences in a Database It occurs to me that `Preferences` is one of the things that can be migrated out of the Topic pages and into a database. A simple ndexed...
Redirect is bad for TWiki`s health TWiki uses HTTP redirect (30x) quite heavily. Examples: 1 redirect is used when an access control violation occurs 1 redirect...
One of the things that TWiki gets used for is so called thread mode in which some or all of a page is devoted to a conversation or debate about something. Almost...
This might seem silly to Unix people, but for me figuring out how/why external utilities like RCS, .grep, and ls is tough on windows. Therefore, I would like to suggest...
Dependency Management I`d plan to use this topic to describe how dependency management could be the centerpiece of a packaging standard for TWiki applications and...
When I`m developing TWiki applications, I`m often frustrated with not being able to find where something is defined, or where it is used. WIBNIF there was a Developers...
A chance for people to discuss the pros and cons of new webs ( Specifically on TWiki.org and in the distribution ) As many folks here know, I`ve proposed the creation...
A distributed TWiki that consisted just of offline clients would be great. The central WWW server required to run TWiki is more often than not a pain in the neck:...
A catalog system on top or below (SchnoffosPlugin) Very soon most topics on our Wiki evolved, such that at the end of it there is a Links section. Also the start...
Let TWiki users help us improve the documentation On commercial sites there`s often a way for someone seeking help to rate documents regarding whether they found the...
Does TWiki need a Parser or Lexer? As I have worked with tools that try to analyze TWiki topics e.g. see EditTopicTreeStructure, DanglingLinksToolNeeded I have...
`Some Things MankindUsers are Not Meant To Know` I am of the opinion that this is not a SF B movie cliche. There are some things the ordinary wiki user is not meant...
Proposal: drop Classic Skin from the standard release I doubt very much whether anyone is actually using Classic skin these days, so why do we persist in releasing...
Idea: Drop TML? This topic was refactored out of ReplaceKupuWithTinyMCE, where the discussion covered the point that the main limiting factor on WYSIWYG in TWiki...
Eliminate need for Escapes What annoys our users the most about TWiki is the need to have escapes in their text that they do not understand why and always forget....
Email Eliminator I`d like to use email for communication with external clients and move all internal communication to a wiki. Here are the assumptions work is project...
Many search engines (e.g. the SWISH family, namazu See SearchAttachments ) supply a mechanism for searching within http metadata. How about adding some facility for...
How can we maintain the quality of published extensions? A while ago, before CDot and I put in the TWikiTag code into develop I wrote a small plugin called ImgPlugin...
ExtractingTopicDataToADatabase AlanBurlison 20 May 2004 Summary I`ve been using TWiki for a workflow type application, and I wanted to create some summary...
One of my goals in DakarRelease was to trim a lot of fat from the TWiki core. I`ve been successful in some areas (moving skins into contribs, for example) but there...
FindElsewherePlugin As Default Plugin Proposal raised on WhatIsIn04x01: Start shipping FindElsewherePlugin WillNorris Contributors: KennethLavrsen, WillNorris...
Dear all, As a new comer to TWiki trying to evaluate it for a project I had a look to the Plugins web to find which plugins run with the actual stable TWiki version...
Problem How can I search TWiki from Firefox`s search box? (Probably works with mozilla, too!) Answer: see Plugins.FirefoxTWikiSearchBoxAddOn Solution for Firefox...
Return from Edit needs flexibility Here are use cases: Edit an included section using MultiEditPlugin. Save the topic, or cancel. Suddenly you find yourself in...
TWikiFns and Macros The proposal to include TWikiFns support triggered the following discussion. MeredithLesly 03 Jul 2006 Discussion Imho, the current amount...
Form creator Forms are an integral part of TWiki, but they are at the `edit` side of the content. When we need a form at the `view` side we need to resort to html...
TWiki Forms, TWiki`s most powerful and under used feature Providing a `FormTemplate` topic that included the empty form definition from TWikiForms#Defining a Form...
Frozen Links Introduction Meredith raised the spectre of `frozen links` again on IRC the other day. This has been discussed before, but never acted on. The problem...
GeneralizingFindElsewhereAndPluralHandling As DoWhatIMean says, TWiki already does a limited form of `do what I mean`, by inferring a link to a singular WikiTopic...
This is my German translation of the WelcomeGuest topic I use on my website. Feel free to use or change. If you find any errors or have any suggestions, I would be...
Get Rid of Excess Meta Data Analysis Recently I`ve been doing quite a lot of work with topics without a TWiki instance in place, and this has raised again the spectre...
Get TWiki content from IM It would be interesting to have a bot that let you direct into a twiki topic e.g. a `log bot`, so you could say things like `log last...
Is there some validity in paying people to develop TWiki? 3 JamesDiDonato 2013 06 05 5 RasmusPraestholm 06 Feb 2008 5 MartinSeibert...
Goals for 4.1 My first take on this: Item Related topics Who wants Fix as many as possible of the bugs deferred from 4.0.2 Fix, or at least...
Google Ajax Search Development Development topic for the experimental search service currently described in TWiki.GoogleAjaxSearch See also GoogleYourTWiki I...
Traffic Analytics Google Analytics is one of the many in the market at the moment. There are others like Clicky. Am sure there are other commercial products? What...
Google Desktop Search With the advent of Desktop Search SDK, I was thinking that a nice addition to TWiki would be to have the Google Query engine index a site`s TWiki...
Yeah, ok, its a long stretch, especially with Perl, a programming language not well known for its object orientation, and it might not even be WikiWiki, but its cool...
Recognizing topics and auto linking from text with spaces, dash, and underscore rather than BumpyWords. JeffPeck 01 Nov 2005: added summary line above. Is there...
Hard to Test TWiki Features There are some TWiki features that are hard to fully unit test, because they require subjective review or complex interacting script calls...
Harmonize Newly Introduced Section Parameters With Existing Plugins Reading the VarSTARTSECTION documentation, it appears that these variables serve the precise same...
How to deal with LinkRot Never changing URLs is not the only solution, nor is LinkRot the horrible thing that is sometimes made out. What one never wants is to have...
Hide Section In Topic An expansion of what I just found on HideInEditModePlugin. Just some background, that plugin enables a user to define what will be hidden in...
Not all History is Cruft, nor all Stale content is history I have been tagging topics with cruft, delete me, stale content and archive me the last two days. For some...
RCS and/vs Attachments As a side effect of a long discussion about a bug/misfeature in deleting (moving?) attachments, I learned that attachments, not just topics...
this discusssion started in JavascriptBasedEditor This htmlarea is verry cool, got it to work in Mozilla and my twiki site within the hour!!! Verry cool. Usefull...
Anyone know of a positional css capable replacement for htmldoc? http://www.techwr l.com/techwhirl/archives/0010/techwhirl 0010 00285.html This is needed for new versions...
Image Galley I`m currently developing an image gallery plugin for TWiki. I want to create something with the functionality of eg. LiveFrame, with (of course) all the...
ImprovingPerformanceUsingCaching `How to prevent doing the same thing twice.` or `Look, mummy, it has found the same hardware once again while booting.` This is...
How to Include Existing LaTeX Docs in TWiki? This topic is open for discussion on the best way to convert existing latex source file to the TWiki markup language,...
Indexing TWiki Part of the perceived slowness of TWiki comes from the file based grep text search. A search index would greatly improve the search speed and search...
Replace or complement WebNotify with the following mechanism: Add a ChangeNotifications page. Its contents should be just what WebNotify sends as an email attachment...
Integrating TWiki with other Web based Applications I have been curious about the prospects of integrating TWiki with other Web based applications. For example, I...
Interfacing to External Access Control List Managers PluggableAccessControlImplementation describes a code mechanism that can be used to create new access control...
Internationalisation with UTF 8 Discussion of UTF 8 URLs refactored into EncodeURLsWithUTF8Discuss now implemented as EncodeURLsWithUTF8 RD. This controversial...
Internationalization Support Most of this page is discussing the ability to support multiple locales (including languages) within a single TWiki a big part of this...
TWiki needs to know whether it is internet or IntranetMode? In internet mode it would tell users less, e.g. the hide email address of the users. Not having these modes...
TWiki needs to know whether it is intranet or InternetMode In intranet mode it would tell users more, e.g. the email address of the user to which it sent a password...
Over the years there have been many attempts to characterise TWiki performance, some more successful than others. Performance evaluation falls into two main areas...
IRC Applet Plone offers a IRC chat applet on their support pages: http://plone.org/support/chat/irc. Compare to our own IRC maze. So that would be good to have too...
Issues with Main as it is now used. Currently Main is the repository of three disjoint sets of topics: users and groups, site wide preferences, and skin items, such...
Allowing Javascript extensions to TWikiForms In developing TWikiApplications, it would occasionally be useful to extend the functionality of TWikiForm fields with...
Idea: Jump Box With Auto Completion We can raise the bar on usability of the jump box (GoBox) if we auto complete text entered into the box. Currently, the user is...
An evaluation of KindsOfTwikiUsers and their doc needs Contributors: MeredithLesly Discussion It`s pretty clear (to me) that the documentation topics that these...
How is TWiki actually being used now? Folks who are using TWiki in the real world, please help flesh this out! Kind of Install Developers do End users do Types...
Really Lazy Compilation The Problem Here and then it has been argued that one of the facts which make TWiki slow is the huge amount of code to be compiled for every...
Learning from PostgreSQL About this page In the CommerceAndCommunity (C C) topic MichaelCorbett suggested that we look at other C C examples. This topic describes...
Let Topic Know About Which Plugins To Apply Summary As we all know, TWiki speed is not great. While we are still lacking detailed profiling data, I have an intuition...
`Working in TWiki is as easy as typing in text exactly like email. ` No, it`s not. In particular consecutive lines get collapsed into one big mess. Any reason why...
A non wikiname topic which does not begin with a capital letter cannot be accessed using TML. Setting the edit scripts onlywikiname parameter to `no` allows one...
Problem: When visiting topics that are very very long, all comments are displayed. Despite the idea to refactor, historical data is often kept. This serves several...
Mark non printable objects Some items on the page should not be printed. For instance: broadcast messages, search input forms, and so on. A new CSS class twikiDoNotPrint...
Measuring TWiki Performance The speed of TWiki has been an issue for some years now, yet there is no cookbook how to actually measure how fast (or slow) it is, or...
Some interesting code has recently gone into the TWikiAlphaRelease to deal with mirrors. The change scripts e.g. attach edit now have code to give an oops...
More Ways To Make Spamming Unattractive Registration process has been greatly improved in TWiki4. But with services like gmail, hotmail it is so easy to set up an...
Move TOC to a Plugin Vote on Proposal 2 FabrizioBerdondini 29 Aug 2006 5 ChristopherOezbek 21 Apr 2006 1 KennethLavrsen 19 Apr 2006 3...
Using Unix Groups For TWiki Security Different Security Levels In Same TWiki Installation Problem with Overprivileged Webserver...
This is definately for post BeijingRelease . Problem: Users need to be able to get to twiki ASAP to promote adoption. Also decreasing the barriers to typing...
Need a policy that guides inclusion of new plugins There has recently been a flurry of proposed new plugins to be shipped with the distro. While it may be nice for...
Need Spec for Form Value Initialization For the cairo release, we had agreed on the following algorithm: The order of priority of field initialization should be as...
A New Navigation Model For TWiki.Org Summary of past discussions... Use tabs or buttons on the top for our main topics of interest see WebPageAudienceSiteStructure...
Creating a TWiki Newsletter Appplication For introducing TWiki into a group or organization, it would useful to have a `TWiki Newsletter` application that uses a bit...
Next Previous Heading Accelerators Would it be useful to add some javascript to make pressing j k take you to the next previous heading, similar to the way gmail...
Not All Tags Work With % INCLUDE% When including a section or topic in another topic, the included text is not processed in the same context as when rendered on its...
Goal: 1000 Downloads per Day This is a TWikiAdvocacy question: How can we increase the popularity of TWiki? TWiki is already the most widely used wiki behind corporate...
Organizing Principles This topic is intended to further the discussion of OrganizingPrinciples that can be made available to make TWiki more useful. This discussion...
In HtmlAreaEditor, I talk about needing to a select a page editor based on the type of content of the page. (NB. update: See WysiwygPlugin) I think that this could...
So I completed a few hours of looking into TWiki`s performance this weekend...overall I`m pretty impressed with all the work that has already gone into this. I expected...
Performance Bottlenecks One of the key challenges facing the developers is speeding up TWiki, especially with large numbers of topics. These include: SEARCHing topic...
Not to put too fine a point on it, TWiki needs a lot of work on performance. As of TWikiRelease04x00x00, here`s what I think are the performance killers. 1 Code...
I`ve given up on my more ambitious goals, now that I know the reality of the current code base. So here are my (sadly minimal) set of goals now: Speed things up Not...
The idea of a pipeline model for processing came up in IRC conversation with MichaelSparks some months (years?) ago. I can`t remember who exactly thought of it, I...
Inspired by PluggableIsHarmful I started thinking about the documentation, and why it is so hard to use, both for users and for developers. I have heard many times...
WIBNIF there was a pluggable WYSIWYG editing component, that could be used just like a textarea. Something like WikiWyg. Contributors: CrawfordCurrie Discussion...
Why `Pluggable` is Harmful During the development of TWiki`s DakarRelease and the planning of EdinburghRelease I`ve (too) often read the word `pluggable` which is...
I would propose additional Pluginhandlers for manipulating links. The purpose is to give an easier path for plugin developers to process all links in a topic....
It has bothered me for a long, long time that the link rendering is pretty horrible. It has forced me to make nasty assumptions and nastier code in several plugins...
Plugin Translations Most texts from TWiki core code default pattern skin templates have been translated by now. Still plugin interfaces are mostly in English. We need...
Plugins should be objects There should be a base class for plugins, which other plugins then inherit from. Benefits: A plugin would only override the methods...
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Poor man Cache A simple way of caching plugin execution is shown in the PrologPlugin. We use two tags: XXX for normal execution at view time SAVEXXX for...
I was thinking to how to make a CategoryEditor when a small idea struck me: We could use categories to properly set the ALLOWTOPICCHANGE property of a page and thus...
Continuous Process Improvement Summary of current proposals Reflecting current state of agreement, as I read it (with Proposal #`s) 1 Add new state `Confirmed...
Prevent topics to link to oneself Techical discussion on how to prevent topics to link to themself. See for discussion on the matter: InhibitTopicSelfLinking Some...
Printable View Needs Rethinking Ever since we started supporting multiple skins and TWikiApplications seriously and these became used more widely, we have had problems...
Deleted Talk page. Discussion moved back to ProcessAddToHeadAdds as the talk app destroyed the history view and the split confused the poor little release manager...
Proposed Big Ideas A CMS vehicle A way for website developers... to design and deploy a `normal` website quickly to incorporate one or more wikis into an...
Usability and Purpose of User Homepage There are two primary purposes of user home pages: 1. Contact info: Other people can find out who I am and can contact...
Automatic linking in TWiki is really pretty poor. The WikiWord paradigm works well for those `in the know` but repulses some people. TWiki could be far smarter about...
Read Write Offline Wiki A read write offline Wiki is for people in the field who have a need to change content while offline. (Topic started in OfflineWiki)...
I installed TWiki on an intranet that authorizes users against an LDAP server. I wanted TWiki to force them into registering before using the system (upon first login...
Recursive Hierarchy Demo Some guy named Franz moved it to Sandbox. Thanks, really! I don`t know what else to say, really. I`ve gotten four or five inquiries from...
RedesignWebHomeOfSupport The WebHome of WebHome drives me nuts. Use Case: If I know that my question/problem can`t be solved by looking at the docu (because...
Idea: Register Plugin Handlers in initPlugin The plugins API already has a TWiki::Func::registerTagHandler to make the variable call more efficient. The current...
Pluggable Registration Requirements Motivation Registration for a TWiki is the step where someone previously unknown to the TWiki gets his identity his TWikiName...
Rejuvenate Community For the past few years, TWiki has been evolving steadily keeping its stability. But to secure long term health of TWiki, we should have more contributors...
Proposal: edit.iejs.tmpl should be removed from the core templates 1 It is unmaintained (look at the history!) 1 It looks rubbish 1 It doesn`t work Contributors...
Rename TWikiAdminGroup User I find it confusing to have a user called `group`, especially if there is an activity by a user of that name. There is no actual TWikiAdminGroup...
Replication Using FolderShare FolderShare is a now Microsoft owned technology for replicating folders between Windows machines. It could be used as one of the ReplicationTechnologies...
Replication Using Groove One of several potential ReplicationTechnologiesForTWiki GrooveNetworks is commercial and among many other things implements replication between...
No one has picked up the ball on a TWikiApplication packager yet, and it`s about time we did something. A TWiki Application packager would be a something that helps...
It would be neat if there were robust content transformations that eased the transfer of content into and out of TWiki. For example, to import a M$ Word document,...
ScalableWiki Overview I`m new to TWiki, but have a lot of Perl programming experience, particularly with complex back end kinds of systems. My immediate observation...
School `Letters Home` System Don`t know if I`m putting this in the right place, but I`d like some feedback I was asked to create a `letters home` system for a group...
The majority or developers think new webs are a good idea. Personally I don`t think new active webs are a good idea, though I do like the idea of an archive. It...
Interesting article on how to approach a search/index problem. a Search Engine (article says nothing about indexes ArthurClemens 27 Jun 2006) NicholasLee...
Idea: SEARCH With Regular Expression Sort Spec TBD. Contributors: PeterThoeny 05 Oct 2006 Discussion Below disucssion is moved from AutoIncTopicNameOnSave...
Heads Up: Plans for new Sectional Editing Feature Editing of sections of a document is supported by SectionalEditPlugin and MultiEditPlugin. These two plugins have...
This was the original page for SmiliesShouldBeInCore I decided that the name was wrong, so I renamed it. There is a mechanism in place to tell you that a page has...
While the configuration is a lot simpler now with configure there are still a few problems: 1 there are two configuration files (LocalLib.cfg and LocalSite.cfg...
Speed and Compatibility Note: I did not create this to argue about the `100% compatibility` criteria. I understand why 100% compatibility is considered vital by many...
Spell Checker Using Web Services Refactored from SpellChecker. RichardDonkin 21 Sep 2001 It`s probably worth checking out if some of the web based spell checkers...
Develop a Stable Skin Interface TWiki has not the best record for a stable skin interface. Each major and minor release since TWiki 4 seems to break skins. The latest...
Stop Shipping TWikiUsers TWiki currently ( .TWikiUsers .TWikiUsersTemplate .LocalSitePrefsTemplate etc... Then, when a user creates the Main.TWikiPreferences...
Store Web in TOPICPARENT meta We should always be storing the Web in TOPICPARENT meta. Right now it supports both web.topic or topic format. IMHO TOPICPARENT should...
There are often ideas mooted that don`t really fit with the mission, or are too far out for most people. These could be student projects for a motivated MSc (or...
A Form, a Submit Button, a Processing Backend I came across the need to do a Form Submital, in the fashion of those CGI powered forums ubiquitous on the Web. In effect...
Support home topic override Purpose Scope Just wanted to set a different home topic for only one of my webs. It causes various type of issues they are gathered...
Brainstorming Idea (Feature Request) : Support for generating pivot tables Motivation As I start to `grow up` in my use of TWiki tables, from previously using them...
TWik E Commerce App Contributors: TravisBarker Discussion I have a client who is currently using a popular Open source e Commerce `site` to quickly list and...
Basic Mode See also: SimplerTWiki From IRC, Nov 2006: Lynnwood`packaged nicely` is the key piece there. we need so much to simplify twiki for basic use. i was just...
TWiki breadcrumbs really aren`t breadcrumbs. Patternskin breadcrumbs are: Site Web TopicA ChildOfTopicA ChildOfChildOfTopicA (I`m not familiar enough with...
This is the dev env I use for work and home development, uploaded here in hope to be helpful to others. TWiki Dev Env This directory holds my system to provide an...
Discussion about TWikiDevelopmentStartingKit (So as not to clutter up that topic, which is already quite long enough) Thanks for compiling this. I gotta say that if...
TWiki plugins operate using a sort of crude C2Wiki:ObserverPattern, where unfortunately the coupling between the dispatcher (TWiki::Plugins) and the observer (TWiki...
TWiki Extension Installer The existing Plugin installer is a good start, but has some limitations that asks for ImprovePluginsInstaller. What we need is an infrastructure...
TWiki for Normal Users Discussion, brainstorming and examples about how an end user focused TWiki may look like... Background My very first TWiki Experience was a...
TWikiGuest Comments Restrictions Overview It is natural that TWikiGuests can`t comment in topics when DENYWEBCHANGE is set. This is to ensure that only TWikiUsers...
TWiki Markup for Blockquotes I`d like to suggest that we develop a TWiki shorthand for entering the blockquote tags. At this point I have no suggestion for what...
TWikiOffice I`ve been mulling over this proposal for a while now and, with all the Usability and User Experience energy flowing through the community at the moment...
An XBox Linux hosting TWiki http://www.tomsnetworking.com/Sections article150 page1.php has a very nice article about how to turn an XBox into a linux box for use...
TWiki Password Strength. Hello everybody, actually, this is my first contribution to TWiki comunity. And it comes with a scratch of solution. Nowdays we must be warn...
TWiki Photo Album One of the common features of `vanity` websites is a photo album where you can put pictures of your family so people can easily choose not to look...
Thinking about ways to resolve basic issues regarding Edinburgh... First, there is the TWiki Mission statement: Then there`s CDot`s thoughtful and thought provoking...
TWiki Replacing Powerpoint TWiki is a very flexible information tool. This is one of it`s greatest strengths and also an opportunity for enhancement. Here`s an...
History of TWiki Roadmap This topic is an old roadmap discussion which have been moved from TWikiRoadMap . See TWikiRoadMap for an up to date roadmap as...
NOTE: TWikiTags have been renamed to TWikiFns to avoid confusion with the term `tag` related to folksonomy TWikiTags background, benefits, and impact on 4....
TWiki Threaded Discussion Making threads possible was primary goal why I enhanced CommentPlugin adding templates, namely toctalk template. in action on my Twiki...
Building a TWiki VM for production use A few scribbled ideas on preparing / tuning and offering a TWiki vm for production use if to be downloadable from twiki.org...
Brainstorming: TWiki without TML A lot more people especially new adopters are using TWiki with WYSIWYG. Such users are not learning TML (TWiki Markup Language...
TabViewTemplate See also Topic Discussion function initTabs() { } function switchToTab(tabNr) { //alert(`switch to tab `` tabNr...
For a long time I`ve been able to avoid too much manipulation of tables, but latterly I have had to do some work on them and I`m really disappointed with the current...
Tag attachments It would be nice if attachments would be searchable by keyword/tag. The attachments table would need a special column for this. Input could simply...
A couple of things have always frustrated me about TWiki statistics specifically, about the `hot topics` list. First is that it`s rather limited; you only get to...
Tags for meeting minutes This page was written by me (MichaelCorbett) as a result of my experience of participating in some of the TWiki marketing meetings and of...
Lets talk about talking! I think the talk pages are a great addition to TWiki, infact, I think they should be taken a step further ... lets add a talk tab to TWiki...
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Nam suscipit aliquet est. Pellentesque ac quam. Proin lacus. Etiam elementum mattis diam. Etiam vitae ipsum...
Target Web for Plugins Increasingly there exists Plugins that need their own dedicated web. (e.g. ProjectPlannerPlugin). At present they often contain instructions...
Allow Templates to Affect Textarea This was moved from Bugs:Item2914 to facilitate discussion. In TWiki:TWiki.TWikiApplications, users often apply view templates...
Template Path Has Bug in TWiki 4.0 TWiki 4.0 made changes to the template search path which seem both unintuitive and not warranted by the discussions about requirements...
Note: This topic has been refactored by ThomasWeigert in that discussions related to defects in search paths have been moved to TemplatePathBuginTWiki4x00. This discussion...
Template unification Discussion topic around the simplification and standardising of distributed skin templates. Raised in SimplifySkinCreation. Introduction Motivation...
Testing TWiki the Perl way In the current release, we stumbled over a problem which only manifests itself on Windows ( POSIX::tzset not available). Well, one could...
Do we miss one level in our access control scheme to control who can change the access control settings at the topic level ? Hi all, As new to TWki I spent some time...
The `Thousand ways to break TWikiRegistration` contest This is a contest where you can win by revealing bugs in the TWikiRegistration process. Seriously...
Threaded Discussions Everybody knows Usenet, the medium to discuss topics in groups. There are now many web based discussion engines that mimic Usenet. One of the...
Time based release management The idea in Time based release management is to make the release cycle as predictable as possible, planning the release of the versions...
Many of the entries in the Topic Parent list will never be used as Topic Parents. Many of the entries will be used frequently. Systematic use of the Topic Parents...
Topic Maps Topic maps are a way of organizing information, and will be very useful on wiki sites in the future. About Topic Maps Wired has an introductory article...
Tracking External Links With AJAX http://verens.com/archives/2005/03/21/tracking external links with ajax/ This could be used to gather stats on where people go after...
Turkish Translation Will there be a Turkish translation? If needed, i can spare time for this purpose. OsmanKarslioglu 20 Jan 2006 That would be cool if you could...
Problems with Unicode and Solution Candidates The Task Write a Perl programm that prints to STDOUT all its command line arguments and checks for each argument if...
Captured from an email thread. Will summarise later. I`ve been digging a bit into what would be needed to permit plugins to add attachments to a topic without...
Updating Plugin Zips From the Web There could be XyzPluginCode pages that, when attached to, it creates zip tgz files from all files attached. Simple `zip all files...
rehacktored out of IndigoPerlCookbook By the way, I chatted with Indy Singh (owner of IndigoStar the makers of IndigoPerl). He confirmed that there are no known reasons...
We need to think about user oriented documentation categorie Completely orthogonal to the OfficialDocumentation, SupplementalDocumentation, etc. categories are categories...
Using SWIG for speed and other features SWIG could be used to some key portions of TWIki, most notably performance bottlenecks and extension interface code. The...
Using snippets One of the things I`ve done in my current (and first) project is to create a web for snippets and other boilerplate. (I called it Lib , but the name...
Form Input Validation Yesterday (19 Feb 2007 ) I had lengthy discussion with CDOT on IRC about form input validation. Have no idea who that is, but seemed very knowledgeable...
Validate User with Image Verification. i.e. print a distorted image of some letters and numbers such that registration can only be performed by humans. Raised in VerifyValidEmail...
Wanted Topics Definition: Topics that do not exist, but other topics link to it. This is visually indicated with a linked question mark behind a WikiWord. It would...
Ways to make TWiki more user friendly It`s well known that TWiki is hard to use in many ways, both for users and admins. Since users and admins by and large have different...
Imagine if I added this right in here in the wiki page source: digraph foo { rankdir LR a b c } But instead of showing the source it automaticly...
Web Groups Ways to structure the information Anticipating the growth in number of webs in the TWiki site I am setting up, I was toying with ways to structure the...
Making a graphic map of a web Hi, everybody. I am implementing a perl script to produce graphical clickable map of a Web (for an example see at http://twiki.dsi.uniroma...
New Topic Template Mapping In StopShippingTWikiUsers we learned that it is useful for an easy upgrade to have new topics created that are based on specific template...
Wiki clusters are a set of Wiki installations distributed in different offices. This is for large corporations who have a need to work on content in the local offices...
I guess this could be planted under fantasy or daydream, but it would be interesting to use Wiki styled applications under alternative protocols or on unusual servers...
Workflow Map What I have in mind here is a variation of some other features being discussed but I haven`t seen it presented as such so I thought I would float it for...
Working with Google Charts http://code.google.com/apis/chart/ Google Charts lets you create a chart by sending chart drawing parameters in a url. Example: http://chart...
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