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Bug 10092 - Separate reference page for glossaries, bibliographies, etc
Separate reference page for glossaries, bibliographies, etc
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Cite (Other open bugs)
master
All All
: Lowest enhancement with 3 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikibook...
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: 15070 (view as bug list)
Depends on: 15071
Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-06-01 00:20 UTC by Andrew Whitworth
Modified: 2014-04-29 15:18 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Description Andrew Whitworth 2007-06-01 00:20:08 UTC
I would like to get a system similar to the regular <ref></ref> system for references, except instead of printing out the notes at the <references/> tag, it would print out the references in a separate page. For instance, we could write a tag: 

<ref target="My Book/Glossary">...</ref>

And on the page "My Book/Glossary" the references would print out at the <references/> tag. It would be similar to a category, I think, except that the page name would not be displayed on the target page, the note would be. 

This would be a real big help for wikibooks, where most books have a glossary or bibliography (or both) and all those pages need to be generated and updated by hand.
Comment 1 Andrew Whitworth 2008-10-01 16:44:23 UTC
*** Bug 15070 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Mike.lifeguard 2008-10-01 16:55:52 UTC
(In reply to comment #0)
>
> <ref target="My Book/Glossary">...</ref>

Probably specifying the target page is a bad idea - what happens when you move My Book/Glossary? You'll have to change all the refs which point there. Instead it should pull refs from a specified set of pages (ideally from the whole book, once bug 15071 is done; specified manually otherwise).

I had suggested a different syntax on bug 15070:
 <references pages=
   Book/Intro,
   Book/Table of Contents
   Book/Chapter 1
   ...
 />
Comment 3 dacuetu 2014-04-29 14:44:03 UTC
I think that would be a task for the BookManager:
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:BookManager

In development as a GSoC:
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/User:Jaindeepali/Proposal

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