My idea was
the code was Stu McKenzie’s. I guess I’ll take up the baton and write
The basic premise was that I wanted to provide a more detailed
description of a category when viewing its “front page”
(http://www.foo.com/blog/bar/ for the category “bar”, for example.)
The link between categories and descriptions is in the
hash. This hash is accesses by the
head sub and the variable
$category_desc::description is accessible in the
Caveats: you have to know how to write Perl for this plugin to work for you.
You can see it in action at http://gerikson.com/blog/alt.
You can also do this with the
config plugin and with
postheadprefoot. In both those cases, a file has to be created in
each category directory. This method keeps everyhing in a central
Update 2005-08-28: the information is now available in the story flavour too: Stu explains it here.
Update 2006-03-02: you can get the plugin here.