Just now, I installed and update of the extension that replaces the default
edit form for Command pages by a dedicated form. This should make editing a
lot easier, since there is no longer any visible XML code to confuse you.
> On 20 Aug 2020, at 14:04, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> As announced last week, I have been working on a wiki extension to control
> the editing of /Command pages. That extension is now installed on the main
> In short, we will switch to XML as the page model for newly created /Command
> pages. This makes editing a bit harder, but it allows much better quality
> control and (fairly) easy export and import.
> The goal is to eventually be able to easily export all of the reference
> documentation in the wiki to a separate system (for instance, Paul Mazaitis
> plans to create a full-blown reference manual). In the current situation,
> this is nearly impossible because there is so much variation in the content
> and quality of the wiki /Command pages (not to mention that many are
> missing). We also want it to be possible to merge improvements to the
> interface xml definitions by Wolfgang without loosing any existing
> documentation work.
> The documentation pages are here:
> After reading those, have a look at the three ‘work pages’:
> All the bright red links are currently undocumented commands. Clicking on one
> should bring you to the edit screen automatically, with a blob of XML
> preloaded, ready for you to start writing.
> All the dark red links are existing /Command pages. All of those are
> traditional wiki text pages. Following those links will bring you to a normal
> /Command page just like on the main wiki. If you want to see how one of those
> pages would look like in the new system, you’ll have to rename the existing
> page first (as explained in
> https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Command#Pre-existing_pages )
> If you do some work, please update those work pages!
> Comments, suggestions and bug reports are more than welcome.
> Please direct those to me personally or (better) to the wiki mailing list:
> Have fun!
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