[Mediawiki-l] Intro to template syntax?

Jim Wilson wilson.jim.r at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 23:17:42 UTC 2007


Oblig: I don't even see the code - all I see is blond, brunette, redhead ...

(sorry, couldn't resist :)

-- Jim

On 8/30/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 30/08/2007, Virgil Ierubino <virgil.ierubino at gmail.com> wrote:
> > To be honest, it looks like a sea of braces even to the evil coders. You
> > write these things and then they becomes pretty much unrevisable; it's
> not
> > really a syntax made for complexity.
>
> Enormous amounts of whitespace is your only hope of avoiding
> write-once code with MediaWiki syntax. Someone did send an email to
> either this list or the wikitech one with an alternative syntax that
> looked pretty good. I'm not sure if they ever wrote a implementation
> as an extension, or if it's still just an external compiler.
>
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