Little wiki tip

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Fri Jan 29 02:00:33 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 04:52:36PM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> Many of you probably know this already, but just for those who
> don't...I've seen it around for a while but only really started using it
> consistently lately.
> Any time you're writing in the Wiki and you include a reference to a
> specific Fedora release, stop and think whether it would make sense for
> that reference to be automatically updated when new releases come out.
> If it would, don't just write in the version number or name...use the
> {{FedoraVersion}} template!
> It's very simple, and it's explained at:
> you can just use {{FedoraVersion}} and get '12', or {{FedoraVersion||
> next}} and get '13', or {{FedoraVersion|Long}} and get 'Fedora 12', and
> so on. You can use it even within links - for instance I just set up a
> page to have this:
> [[QA:{{FedoraVersion|long|next}}_Install_Test_Plan]]
> which gives you a link to
> .
> It saves time and effort! It's cool! All the other kids are doing it! :)

By the way, some time ago I added support for {{FedoraVersionName}}
too, in case it's useful.

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