[Moin-user] Moin2 Mercurial Backend

Lasse Kliemann lasse-list-moin-user-2011 at mail.plastictree.net
Tue Apr 26 08:14:52 EDT 2011

* Message by -Radomir Dopieralski- from Tue 2011-04-26:
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 10:45 PM, Lasse Kliemann
> <lasse-list-moin-user-2011 at mail.plastictree.net> wrote:
> > Moin2 will support a Mercurial storage backend, I have read.
> >
> > Will this allow users to check out the whole wiki via Mercurial,
> > edit pages using their favorite texteditor and then publishing
> > them by commit and push? I mean something similar to what Ikiwiki
> > does. That would be an *extremely* useful feature.
> That was the idea when the work on this backend started, but in the mean time
> MoinMoin2 changed a little, and now the content of the items is stored in files
> that have random names. So, although you can edit them and commit, finding the
> right files may be nontrivial.

Would it be difficult to generate symlinks that map from the 
"realname" of the item (i.e., the name under which it would be 
known to a user of the web interface) to the actual file with the 
random name?
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