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Jim Wilson wilson.jim.r at gmail.com
Wed May 30 02:26:40 UTC 2007


I haven't looked closely at the TableEdit code - but if I'm reading your
message correctly, then no, it shouldn't conflict.

-- Jim

On 5/29/07, Jim Hu <jimhu at tamu.edu> wrote:
>
> On May 29, 2007, at 4:19 PM, Jim Wilson wrote:
>
> > Hi Ian,
> >
> > To expand on my comment that ExtendedSyntaxParser doesn't always
> > play well
> > with other extensions, I added a section to the MarkdownSyntax talk
> > page:
> >
> > http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/
> > Extension_talk:MarkdownSyntax#Incompatibilities
> >
> > Basicall (in summary) ExtendedSyntaxParser will strip out HTML
> > comments <!--
> > like this --> from the rendered wiki page.  HTML comments are already
> > stripped out of wikitext when rendering a page, so for a vanilla
> > install
> > this poses no problem.
>
> If I'm understanding this correctly, it should not be a problem with
> extensions like my TableEdit, which use HTML comments to mark
> positions in the wikitext.  The stripping should happen after
> TableEdit, which hooks at ArticleSave, is done.  Is that correc?
>
> Jim
>
> >
> > However, if an extension adds HTML comments to an article's
> > rendered body,
> > they'll be stripped and this can interfere with functionality.  For
> > example,
> > this would break WikiArticleFeeds (another extension of mine).
> >
> > I've updated the instructions for the UsenetSyntax extension to
> > include
> > downloading and installing ExtendedSyntaxParser, which you can get
> > here:
> >
> > http://jimbojw.com/wiki/index.php?title=ExtendedSyntaxParser
> >
> > I haven't documented this extension on MediaWiki.org (or my own
> > site) due to
> > the HTML comment parsing problem I indicated above.
> >
> > As far as I can tell, there's no good reason why ESP and TabbedData
> > couldn't  live in perfect harmony.  I have no evidence to support
> > Simon's
> > assertion that they don't.
> >
> > -- Jim R. Wilson (jimbojw)
> >
> > On 5/29/07, Ian Smith <johantheghost at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi Jim,
> >>
> >> On 5/27/07 12:42 PM, "Jim Wilson" <wilson.jim.r at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Without going into too much detail, the current implementation of
> >>> ExtendedSyntaxParser, while operating fine by itself, is not
> >>> amicable
> >>> to running along side certain other kinds of extensions.  It's
> >>> something that I've wanted to revisit, but haven't had time to do so
> >> just
> >> yet.
> >>
> >> Since I wrote TabbedData, I'm wondering what the incompatibility
> >> is?  Is
> >> there
> >> something I can change in TabbedData to make this work?
> >>
> >> BTW, the UsenetSyntax page makes no mention of requiring
> >> ExtendedSyntaxParser,
> >> and I can't find it on mw.org... where do I get it?
> >>
> >> Ian
> >>
> >>
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