[cgi-wiki-dev] Creating URLs

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Fri, 22 Oct 2004 17:41:55 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, Tom Insam wrote:

> Both methods will require new releases of all formatter modules. I
> prefer the first one, naturally, because it's more elegant, but it will
> break existing code, whereas merely adding a method will let legacy
> stuff keep going. Do people have opinions, thoughts, etc?

I also prefer the first. If backwards compatibility with existing cgi
scripts is a priority, I suggest having the formatters construct their own
URLs if a node_prefix is given, and ask CGI::Wiki for one otherwise.