Phab vs. Trac

Austin Seipp austin at
Tue Jul 15 03:16:07 UTC 2014

I had no idea about it either; Herbert made me aware of it.

There is a mapping of the 'interwiki syntax' we can use here:

The 'Phab' syntax is just one of many.

I'll add it to the wiki page!

On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 4:37 PM, Simon Peyton Jones
<simonpj at> wrote:
> | Look at the top - there is a link to 'Phab:D69', which is the
> | differential revision hyperlinked properly.
> |
> | If you use this syntax in Trac now, it will automatically hyperlink
> | revisions. Perhaps in the future we can shorten it to just 'D69' for
> | example. But this syntax works now to hyperlink directly to
> | Phabricator.
> Is this now part of GHC Trac wiki markup syntax generally?  Ie can occur in any wiki text?  If so, could it be documented?  Do we have a place where we collect all GHC-trac-specific Wiki markup? If not, could we have one.
> Otherwise how would a new person ever find out?
> Simon


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