On Jun 9, 2007, at 12:19 PM, Kake L Pugh wrote:
Dom would definitely like to stop supporting this, and I mostly
him. In order to do this we need two things.
I have to agree with Dom (and you), this is probably a bad thing. I'm
surprised it doesn't break the RDF export already.
First of all, we need to know if this would cause a
hassle for people. I know that RGL makes heavy use of the square
syntax in the website field, but I'm OK with sorting that out.
be an issue for anyone else?
As far as I know St. Paul doesn't do this.
We'd also need an alternative way of deciding on
the link text for
* Another metadata field (downside: the edit form is already
* Fixed text defined by us, e.g. "Home page of this
place" (downside: not sure
it's possible to come up with something suitable that everyone
* Some method of generating link text from the URL. Dom suggested
the domain name, so e.g. http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/
would display as
Well you can do what dispy does online and grab the title from the
remote page, or go through a shortener like xrl.us