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Re: Markup on wiki - please read



On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 05:12:15PM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> I've added a few extra templates for use on the wiki.  I wish I had
> time to do more, but these should help get people started.  You can
> add your own if you find other cases where these are useful.
> 
> There is already a great template for marking up package names:
> 
>  {{package|name}}
> 
> When you use this template, by adding e.g. {{package|foo}} into your
> page, you get a specially marked "foo" with a little package picture
> next to it.  It also links to a useful page.  Please use it any time
> you reference a package name in a wiki page.
> 
> The templates I created are somewhat less useful except when you
> consider the idea of exporting wiki text out later.  I created the
> following:
> 
> {{filename|name}}
> {{command|name}}
> 
> These are used wherever you'd use the <filename> and <command>
> elements inline in a paragraph.  (You don't use them when the text
> appears on its own in a <pre> section on the wiki page.)
> 
> I've updated some text on the [[Fedora 11 Beta release notes]] page,
> and invite you to take a look at it -- particularly the section on
> "xguest" usage.  There is example usage in this paragraph that will
> help you get a feel for how to use these templates.  I also invite
> people to create more of these.
> 
> With standardized usage like this, we might be able to improve the
> chances of getting useful wiki exports to DocBook through
> e.g. python-mwlib or the like.
> 
+1  :)

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