[Mediawiki-l] Couple of Mediawiki questions

Frederik Dohr fdg001 at gmx.net
Thu May 3 10:02:28 UTC 2007

> I am trying to introduce more and more Mediawiki in my company.

Welcome to the club.

>  # Links (usually nasty file:// links) does not work with URL containing
> spaces

Try encoding the space char with "%20" (e.g. 
Not sure about this though.

>  # Is there a plug-in to scan documents like .PDF or .DOC on the fly
> during the upload to index them in the search engine?

Look at the recent thread on "Storing or Linking Documents".
Quoting Rob from there: "I've thrown some very experimental initial work 
on such an extension into Subversion; trunk/extensions/FileSearch"
But there might be more info in that thread.

As for the rest (partial match search, auto-backup), I don't really know 
much about those issues.


-- F.

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