Extension:DebateTree

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DebateTree
Release status: stable
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Implementation User interface
Description MediaWiki implementation of the dialectic algorithm
Author(s) Sophivorustalk
Latest version 3.0 (4-11-2017)
MediaWiki 1.25+
License GNU General Public License 3.0
Download No link
Example Should we go vegan?
Hooks used
BeforePageDisplay
ParserFirstCallInit
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The DebateTree extension adds a <debatetree> tag that can be used to build debate trees. The extension then computes and displays the status ("sustained" or "refuted") of every argument and objection in the debate tree following the rules of the dialectic algorithm.

Installation[edit]

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called DebateTree in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    wfLoadExtension( 'DebateTree' );
    
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Usage[edit]

Build debate trees with the same syntax as nested unordered lists:

<debatetree>
* Argument about something.
** Objection to the argument.
*** Objection to the objection.
** Second objection to the argument.
* Second argument.
** Objection to the second argument.
</debatetree>

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