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Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#10670 new enhancement

Image macro references inconsistent with attachment links

Reported by: Mikael Relbe Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: next-major-releases
Component: wiki system Version: 0.13dev
Severity: normal Keywords: imagemacro bitesized
Cc: Ryan J Ollos Branch:
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The format of the reference for Image macro is not aligned with that of attachment: links.

External reference to attachment is stated as "attachment:file:module:id". It would be nice if one could copy an attachment link to the Image macro by just ripping away "attachment:"

Now, one has to swap parts of the attachment reference to suit the Image macro:

attachment:file:module:id > [[Image(module:id:file)]]

This is annoying/confusing.

My view is that the Image macro is fault since both attachment: and comment: links use the same pattern. (Hard to accept, I imagine, since that would break existing image references to external resources.)

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comment:1 by Mikael Relbe, 12 years ago

Type: defectenhancement

Sorry, didn't mean to report this as a defect, this is of cource an enhancement proposal (however painful…)

comment:2 by Ryan J Ollos <ryano@…>, 12 years ago

Cc: ryano@… added

comment:3 by Christian Boos, 12 years ago

Milestone: next-dev-1.1.x

So we should support [[Image(file:module:id)]]attachment:file:module:id.

As a first step, it shouldn't be that problematic to try supporting both.

Given 1:2:3, check whether:

  • 2:3 refers to a resource (using extract_link) (new syntax)
  • if not, that 1:2 refers to a resource (old syntax)

comment:4 by Ryan J Ollos <ryano@…>, 12 years ago

Keywords: bitesized added

comment:5 by Ryan J Ollos <ryano@…>, 12 years ago

It looks like module:id:file is a legacy TracLink syntax, supported by the attachment module trunk/trac/attachment.py@11112:966-975#L962. From the documentation for the attachment TracLink: Note that the older way, putting the filename at the end, is still supported: attachment:ticket:753:the_file.txt.

I started an implementation that is patterned after that for the attachment module. I couldn't see a way to do it using extract_link that was as clean. There seems to be some undocumented intertrac support, however it doesn't seem to work, and I can't understand how the ImageMacro could even benefit from intertrac support.

So here is a partial patch that would not preserve the existing intertrac functionality, but I'm hoping to get some feedback on how to deal with that before proceeding.

  • trac-trunk/trac/wiki/macros.py

    2727from trac.core import *
    2828from trac.resource import (
    29     Resource, ResourceNotFound, get_resource_name, get_resource_summary,
    30     get_resource_url
     29    Resource, ResourceNotFound, ResourceSystem, get_resource_name,
     30    get_resource_summary, get_resource_url
    3232from trac.util.datefmt import format_date, from_utimestamp, user_time
    3333from trac.util.html import escape, find_element
    595595            if params:
    596596                url += '?' + params
    597597            raw_url, desc = url, filespec
    598         elif len(parts) == 3:                 # realm:id:attachment-filename
    599             #                                 # or intertrac:realm:id
    600             realm, id, filename = parts
     598        elif len(parts) == 3:
     599            known_realms = ResourceSystem(self.env).get_known_realms()
     600            if parts[1] in known_realms: # new-style: filename:realm:id
     601                filename, realm, id = parts
     602            else: # old-style: realm:id:filename       
     603                realm, id, filename = parts
    601604            intertrac_target = "%s:%s" % (id, filename)
    602             it = formatter.get_intertrac_url(realm, intertrac_target)
     605            it = formatter.get_intertrac_url(realm, intertrac_target) # intertrac:realm:id
    603606            if it:
    604607                url, desc = it
    605608                raw_url = url + unicode_quote('?format=raw')

comment:7 by Ryan J Ollos, 10 years ago

Cc: Ryan J Ollos added; ryano@… removed

comment:8 by Ryan J Ollos, 9 years ago

Milestone: next-dev-1.1.xnext-major-releases

Retargetting tickets to narrow focus for milestone:1.2. Please move the ticket back to milestone:next-dev-1.1.x if you intend to resolve it by milestone:1.2.

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