[Mediawiki-l] Different URL path for different namespace?

Daniel Friesen lists at nadir-seen-fire.com
Thu Apr 7 00:04:22 UTC 2011

On 11-04-06 04:35 PM, Dorem - Jérémie Bouillon wrote:
> Kind of a newbie question... I'm not even sure of the appropriate
> taxonomy for my request, maybe that's why Google didn't help.
> Using last stable (1.16.2 I believe), I'm trying to achieve this:
> Got a default setup, Mediawiki installed in /w, Apache conf edited with
> an Alias. So now my wiki is accessible at http://domain.tld/wiki/
> I would like to link a specific namespace (let's say "bar") to its own
> URL, outside of /foo/.
> Ok, to rephrase, hopefully better:
> I would like:
> domain.tld/wiki/Bar:SomePage
> to be in fact:
> domain.tld/Bar/SomePage
> And if Apache could rewrite on the client side /wiki/Bar:SomePage into
> /Bar/SomePage that would be even better, albeit not a deal breaker.
> Without breaking anything in MW of course. And if the Recent or Search
> tool return the Bar:SomePage that's not an issue, I don't want to
> rewrite the MW core :)
> Anyone got an idea?
Rewrites are a remote possibility, though they're a horrendously ugly 
way to do that.

Though... ;) you do make me want to implement something like that as a 
We should at least have a hook to allow some mutation of how mw extracts 
titles from paths.

~Daniel Friesen (Dantman, Nadir-Seen-Fire) [http://daniel.friesen.name]

~Daniel Friesen (Dantman, Nadir-Seen-Fire) [http://daniel.friesen.name]

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