[Moin-user] Elegant way to move user pages to subdirectory?

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 10:55:15 EST 2007


On 26/01/07, Marcin Kasperski <Marcin.Kasperski at softax.com.pl> wrote:
> > > Now, to the subject. What is the 'elegant' way to move
> > > personal pages to the subdirectory (say 'Personal' or
> > > 'Users') - so instead of having http://my.host/mywiki/Johnny
> > > I would have http://my.host/mywiki/Users/Johnny.
> >
> > There is no easy way to do that. Moin really expects username
> > == pagename for the user homepage.
>
> :-(
>
> Maybe note why I see a problem here: it happens, that usernames
> conflict with natural names of 'main content' pages.
> Another is that they are more difficult to omit while searching
> for orphans, wanted pages, etc.

You might want  to look at

http://moinmoin.wikiwikiweb.de/FeatureRequests/UserNamespace

which seems to be what you're suggesting. I don't know if there's any
expectation that this change be added to the core MoinMoin code, but
there's a patch on that page you could apply yourself.

Paul




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