[cgi-wiki-dev] Ping Plugin

Dominic Hargreaves dom at earth.li
Sat Nov 18 11:20:04 GMT 2006

On Sat, Nov 11, 2006 at 05:58:54PM +0000, Nick Burch wrote:

> I've written a post_write plugin for Wiki::Toolkit, 
> Wiki::Toolkit::Plugin::Ping . When you create one, you tell it how to turn 
> a node name into a URL (via the node_name_url parameter), and you give it 
> a list of services to "ping" on node write (via the services parameter)
> When registered, Wiki::Toolkit will call the post_write method when a node 
> has been written, and it'll go off and notify the various services (eg 
> pingerati, geourl), all in the background.


Could you explain a little more about what 'pinging' means in this
context and why it would be useful?



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