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Bug 4886 - Using Server-Side 'Intelli-text' rendering to enhance intra-wiki links.
Using Server-Side 'Intelli-text' rendering to enhance intra-wiki links.
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 2336
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://www.vibrantmedia.com/whatisInt...
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Reported: 2006-02-05 23:57 UTC by Jamie Hari
Modified: 2006-02-06 11:29 UTC (History)
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Description Jamie Hari 2006-02-05 23:57:45 UTC
I am sure we have all seen it a thousand times where you are on ign.com or cnn.com 
and as you are reading an article about computers, every instance of the 
word 'computer' becomes underlined. Upon mouse-over, it pops-up an advertisement to 
buy computers or related items...

This is a (fairly) light server side scripting that happens during initial page-
rendering. I think this would be FANTASTIC if we could include something like this 
to augment (not replace) the current manual process of intra-wiki linking.

For instance, manually adding [[foo]] will make a link to the foo page. How about if 
when you type 'foo' on the page, but FORGET to put [[ ]] around it... The server 
searches for an existing article of that name and auto-renders the [[foo]] link?

This would not be plausible for the script to search for EVERY word in an article, 
but the script could reference the 10/100/1000 most popular pages, instead. New 
folks (and veterans alike) often miss the opportunity to create links to existing 
articles... This would ensure the most popular (or user-defined) articles are never 
missed.

Example of IntelliTXT in use: http://filmforce.ign.com/articles/685/685630p1.html
Explination of IntelliTXT: http://www.vibrantmedia.com/whatisIntelliTXT.asp
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-02-06 02:31:45 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2336 ***

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