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Re: Delete Namespace


I was thinking about parallels with both Thunderbird archiving and the
Calendar/Journal plugin as well. I do like the idea of making it easy to
exclude the Archive namespace from search.

I archive pages infrequently, the current "Move Page" seems sufficient
for me to park them in my Archive namespace.

I can imagine when archiving a page Foo (or part of a page?) to an
existing Archive:Foo, to get the option to append it to the current
Archive:Foo -- not sure if that is what you mean with 'move it to the
existing "Archive:Foo"'?

And then with an optional timestamp inserted before it? "Archived on

Maybe Vlastimil's suggestion may work the other way around when
archiving the page Foo, similar to what Brian suggested but using
existing page structures.

first time: create Archive:Foo
second time: create Archive:Foo:2015, perhaps move the first version to

Although it starts to feel like a versioning plugin...


On 13/09/15 22:54, Vlastimil Ott wrote:
> Dne 13.9.2015 v 09:47 Jaap Karssenberg napsal(a):
>> Maybe in the search dialog towards the bottom there could be a button
>> "show X more results from the archive". )
> Definitely. I want to search through my archive and I'm doing it -
> that's very important (at least for me). Archived project are my
> knowledge base...
>> Which of these options does most justice to the history in which these
>> pages are archived ?
> I think it's super easy - it's wiki! So let's create some namespaces.
> The archive function in Thunderbird is super easy - just press 'a' and
> the message will be moved to Archive/2015 folder (automatically
> created). But there are by principle no duplicates which we could have
> in Zim.
> We have some 'Date' namespace (Calendar plugin). So let's have an
> 'Archive' namespace a let the user choose the way s/he wants to organize
> the items within - daily, monthly, weekly:
> Archive:2015:08:01:Foo parent:Foo child 1
> Archive:2015:08:02:Foo parent:Foo child 1
> It's a kind of versioning. I think you cannot just rename the page
> because there could be some other data (folder) as well. We want to
> archive the stuff but not to alter it. So let's move it to a structure.
> (If you decide to archive one page, then to create it again and then to
> archive it again - you'll have a namespace conflict. You'll have to wait
> one day ;-))
> I'd like to see some automatic way to organize items in the archive
> (like Thunderbird does). I'll use it few times a month so I'll be happy
> with a month namespace Archive:2015:08:Foo
> What do you think?

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