[MediaWiki-l] Using MediaWiki as a personal brain: How to create page as soon as a link is made to it from any other page?

Ad Strack van Schijndel ad.strackvanschijndel at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 16:01:02 UTC 2013


Javier,

Perhaps you should have a look at Semantic MediaWiki and Semantic Forms. Or have you already?
Also supports populating red links automatically: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Semantic_Forms/Linking_to_forms#Populating_red-linked_pages_automatically.

Ad


On 13 maart 2013, at 16:53, Yury Katkov <katkov.juriy at gmail.com> wrote:

> Well I think it's easy to program a hook extension which scans the wikipage
> text and search the red links. It then creates an article with some
> predefined text.
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> Yury Katkov, WikiVote
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> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 7:44 PM, Javier Mares <javier.mares at live.com> wrote:
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>> Dear WikiMedia-l,
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>> The idea is to create a knowledge network like Freemind or TheBrain's
>> PersonalBrain, but on WikiMedia.
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>> All the bits and pieces are available: Link autocomplete from VisualEditor
>> for rapid link creation, the DynamicPageList extension to include backlinks
>> (which thoughts point to this thought?).
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>> All but one:
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>> To have effective thought creation and linking, I need pages to be
>> created, and linkable by autocomplete, the second they are first linked to
>> by any single page.
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>> How would you do this? Is there a way to put placeholder text in a new
>> page automatically, as a link to it is created for the first time in any
>> other page in the wiki?
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>> Thanks.
>> Javier
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