[ros-users] Idea for wiki macro -- link to mailing list threads
bouffard at eecs.berkeley.edu
Sun Feb 6 19:31:34 UTC 2011
I think that it's simply:
The 20380101 looks to be a default date that's far in the future. I
noticed that the same result will come up with the mailing list name
And this might be good to add to the macro even if only the id is
required to specify the thread completely--that way by looking at the
link you're about to click you can see what list it will be taking you
So how about:
On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 11:05 AM, Ken Conley <kwc at willowgarage.com> wrote:
> This does sound useful. If you can figure out the algorithm/API for expanding
> I would be happy to turn it into a macro on our Wiki. I don't know
> enough about Lurker and the URL-generation scheme isn't as obvious as
> our other macros (e.g. Youtube, Trac).
> - Ken
> On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 10:54 AM, Patrick Bouffard
> <bouffard at eecs.berkeley.edu> wrote:
>> It's often the case that for some particular item on the wiki there is
>> much more information available in discussions in the mailing lists,
>> though it's not practical (or even a good idea) to add all that detail
>> to the wiki itself. As the list archives grow however it's becoming
>> harder to find relevant information by a simple keyword search.
>> We can currently link to wiki pages from the mailing list simply by
>> pasting in the appropriate URL. Could we also enable the reverse, with
>> a wiki macro that links to the lurker archive of a particular thread?
>> Similar to the bug tracker macro. So something like:
>> .. would expand to:
>> And would be rendered with something like *[ML], where * is a little
>> envelope icon or something like that.
>> Then in the wiki we can add these links pointing to discussion threads
>> that are relevant to that part of the wiki. This could include threads
>> on ros-developers that relate to design decisions, or threads on
>> ros-users that have some detailed discussion on some feature.
>> I'm not sure if this is technically possible, but perhaps the mailing
>> list could even be configured so that the lurker thread id is printed
>> at the bottom of every message to make it dead easy to know what
>> thread id to use.
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