[OSM-talk] nicer wiki URLs
jochen at remote.org
Fri Nov 14 18:07:08 GMT 2008
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 05:07:33PM +0000, Tom Hughes wrote:
> Grant Slater wrote:
> > Stefan Baebler wrote:
> >> IMO I would be good to have nicer & shorter URLs in our wiki.
> >> Eg http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Map_Making_Overview
> >> could & probably should be shortened to:
> >> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/Map_Making_Overview
> >> The change would also need to redirect old URLs to the new, shorter ones
> > Fix now... there have been many requests for this.
> > I have gone for this format:
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Main_Page
> > ->
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Main_Page
> I don't really see the point of that - if you were going to get rid of
> the middle bit then fine, but just changing it seems a bit silly.
> As I said last weekend I had planned on getting rid of it when we moved
> machines, but the mediawiki manual scared me off.
Well, "wiki" looks a little bit nicer than "index.php" and we are
consistent with the Wikipedia now, which also uses the "wiki". Granted,
its not a big deal, but its a step... :-)
Jochen Topf jochen at remote.org http://www.remote.org/jochen/ +49-721-388298
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