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Opened 19 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#1386 new enhancement

Adding properties to Wiki Pages

Reported by: jon.brandenburg at theronyx.com Owned by:
Priority: high Milestone: next-major-releases
Component: wiki system Version: devel
Severity: major Keywords: tracobject
Cc: jbrandenburg@…, catalin.balan@…, itamarost@…, Ryan J Ollos Branch:
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Description (last modified by Christian Boos)

I think adding properties to Wiki pages would be a great feature. Such as owner, cc, rss feeds, and specifcally, properites.

Some ideas for properties include

  • Publishing status - Published | Nonpublished
  • Document Status - In Progress | Complete | Inconsistent | etc..

The idea for this is that I am in the process currently of adding content to the Wiki, however some items that I am documenting have not been completed either in terms of the documentation or having the items being documented having been completed. I would like to be able to have an owner associated with the Wiki, perhaps a list of people who want to subscribe to change notifications for a particular wiki page, and a report for instance that the owner could view to see which pages they have that are in various states a defined by my definition of the various properties.

My definitions may need some refining but the idea still holds. Anyway, I would be happy to discuss this further and possibly try to create some patches to demonstrate what I'm discussing if interested.

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comment:1 by Christian Boos, 19 years ago

Owner: changed from Jonas Borgström to Christian Boos
Status: newassigned
Version: 0.8.1devel

See my TracObjectModelProposal and watch what's happening on the source:branches/cboos-dev/xref-branch

I started the objectification of Trac there, as the basics are needed for the cross-references themselves, but I plan to push further the objectification in the future source:branches/cboos-dev/trac-obj-branch, in which I'll promote the management of ticket properties at the generic level, in such a way that Wiki object could also have base properties and custom properties.

comment:2 by jordan@…, 19 years ago

This would be an excellent extension module for a more sophisticated handling of wiki pages. We are using Trac for several projects and it becomes obvious that in some cases the actual wiki page properties are not sufficient. I'll be very pleased if it gets realized in a future Trac release. Regard, Eike

comment:3 by Christian Boos, 18 years ago

Keywords: object added

comment:4 by Christian Boos, 18 years ago

Keywords: tracobject added; wiki property properties object removed

comment:5 by anonymous, 17 years ago

Is there still something in development for this ticket ?

comment:6 by Noah Kantrowitz (coderanger) <coderanger@…>, 17 years ago

TracTags offers somewhat of a solution. Its not great, but its a start. If nothing else you could use it as an example of how to make something more specific as a plugin.

in reply to:  5 comment:7 by Christian Boos, 17 years ago

Milestone: 1.0
Severity: normalmajor

Replying to anonymous:

Is there still something in development for this ticket ?

Yes, it's moving forward in the design process ;P)

See TracDev/Proposals/DataModel.

comment:8 by Christian Boos, 17 years ago

Milestone: 1.00.12
Status: assignednew

And see GenericTrac, scheduled for 0.12.

comment:9 by Christian Boos, 16 years ago

Description: modified (diff)
Milestone: 0.13experimental

Well, not really scheduled anymore, see experimental.

comment:10 by catalin.balan@…, 16 years ago

Cc: catalin.balan@… added

comment:11 by jhammel@…, 16 years ago

perhaps workflow for wiki pages would be worthwhile as well?

comment:12 by Christian Boos, 16 years ago

Yes, when you see in this ticket description:

Document Status - In Progress | Complete | Inconsistent | etc..

you naturally associate this to a workflow, the kind we introduced for tickets in 0.11 (TracWorkflow).

ticket:1267#comment:5 discussed adding workflow for wiki pages as well.

comment:13 by anonymous, 16 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

comment:14 by Emmanuel Blot, 16 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: closedreopened

comment:15 by ukubuku@…, 15 years ago

We need some kind of tagging wiki pages with pairs: tag=value (or variable=value). Plus maybe macros to generate list of wikipages where the variable (property) is presented, or additionally it has some value, or even some criteria to accept value of the tag into range.

Of course then also Reports can be used to provide such queries.

We have now some web-like system with more than 10 000 pages that we would like to move into Trac, but now it is lack of such tagging for properties for wiki pages. Each pages can have about 50-100 pairs of tag=value. And in total I guess it is about 1000 unique tag names.

comment:16 by Ryan Ollos <ryano@…>, 15 years ago

Cc: ryano@… added

comment:17 by itamarost@…, 14 years ago

Cc: itamarost@… added

comment:18 by Christian Boos, 14 years ago

Milestone: experimentalnext-major-0.1X

Milestone experimental deleted

comment:19 by Christian Boos, 14 years ago

Priority: normalhigh

comment:20 by Ryan J Ollos, 10 years ago

Cc: Ryan J Ollos added; ryano@… removed

comment:21 by Ryan J Ollos, 9 years ago

Owner: Christian Boos removed
Status: reopenednew

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