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In TWiki:Plugins.RedirectPluginDev a user was surprised that the following did not work:


The expansion of the meta appeared to work, but the redirect failed.

The problem is that the %META{"parent"}% generates a result of the form =[[...][...]], which, of course, is not recognized by =%REDIRECT%. If you read the documentation of META, you will find that the parent tag usually generates a cookie trail. Nevertheless, I agree that it is quite reasonable to expect that one gets a normal topic returned from the META tag, at least in the simple form.

I believe that when the option dontrecurse is on (in which case we will always have a single result), the result should not have the anchor brackets, so that it could be used in further TML.

Summary Duplicate
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.ThomasWeigert
Codebase 4.0.0, 4.0.2, 4.0.4, ~twiki4, 4.0.1, 4.0.3, 4.0.5
SVN Range TWiki-4.1, Thu, 09 Nov 2006, build 11947
AppliesTo Engine

Priority Normal
CurrentState No Action Required


TargetRelease n/a
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Topic revision: r3 - 2006-11-12 - ThomasWeigert
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