[Mediawiki-l] Display a page's last-changed data from *another* page?

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Mon Mar 20 21:13:40 UTC 2006

You could write some sort of custom list extension with a parser hook.
Either make pages with the tag in uncacheable or make sure that the
pagelinks tables are updated and the cache for the referring page is
invalidated whenever one of the linked pages is altered.

Rob Church

On 20/03/06, Matt England <mengland at mengland.net> wrote:
> I want to display a list of pages in one page, and adjacent to the page
> links, I want to show the last-changed-date of each of the pages (and
> potentially the page's author, but this author reference is not as important).
> Can this be done?  Maybe something like:
>     [[User:MattEngland|last-changed-timestamp]]
> ...could produce this time-stamp "meta" reference?
> Background:
> I am a manager, mostly for a software-development-based project, and I have
> found it very convenient for my reports to keep their own status wiki page
> tracking their progress, and also have project collection pages tracking
> group progresses (we also use a lot of other collaboration tie-ins with
> Subversion, blogs, Bugzilla, RequestTracker task tracking, forum-email
> links, etc) to support this stuff.
> One application of the above feature request would be for me to scan a list
> of individual or project status to pages to see which ones have changed
> recently or when then have changed at all.
> -Matt
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