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add TWiki personality to Foswiki


Automatically maps requests for legacy TWiki web topics to Foswiki free topics as per TopicNameMappingTable.

Map TWIKIWEB to SYSTEMWEB and MAINWEB to USERSWEB - no Preference settings required.

to add similar auto-compatibility for attachments, add (or uncomment) the following ErrorDocument handeling to your Apache configuration in the pub section

   #for TWikiCompatibility
   ErrorDocument 404 /foswiki/bin/viewfile


  1. pub file redirection - will probably have to be a final regex in postRendering

Installation Instructions

You do not need to install anything in the browser to use this extension. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the extension on the server.

Open configure, and open the "Extensions" section. Use "Find More Extensions" to get a list of available extensions. Select "Install".

If you have any problems, or if the extension isn't available in configure, then you can still install manually from the command-line. See http://foswiki.org/Support/ManuallyInstallingExtensions for more help.

Plugin Info

Many thanks to the following sponsors for supporting this work:

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Plugin Author(s): Sven Dowideit, Michael Daum, Crawford Currie
Copyright: © SvenDowideit@fosiki.com
License: GPL3 (Gnu General Public License)
Plugin Version: 2422 (20 Feb 2009)
Change History:  
Dependencies: None
Plugin Home: http://nextwiki.org/bin/view/Extensions/TWikiCompatibilityPlugin
Feedback: http://nextwiki.org/bin/view/Extensions/TWikiCompatibilityPluginDev
Appraisal: http://nextwiki.org/bin/view/Extensions/TWikiCompatibilityPluginAppraisal

Related Topics: Plugins, DeveloperDocumentationCategory, AdminDocumentationCategory, DefaultPreferences, SitePreferences


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