[Pmwiki-users] WikiWord with an apostrophe in the middle

Aimee Mostella aangelaimee
Fri Aug 1 22:36:46 CDT 2003

Thanks!  I eventually ended up doing this:

[[{dont quit}} Don't Quit]]

I guess that's pretty much the same thing, huh?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick R. Michaud" <pmichaud at pobox.com>
To: "Aimee Mostella" <aangelaimee at stx.rr.com>
Cc: <Pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com>
Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 11:30 PM
Subject: Re: [Pmwiki-users] WikiWord with an apostrophe in the middle

> On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 10:04:47PM -0500, Aimee Mostella wrote:
> >
> >    Hello,
> >
> >
> >
> >    I'm  trying  to  make  a  WikiWord  out of the following phrase but
> >    having trouble with the apostrophe in the middle.
> Alas, there's not a way to put apostrophes in titles (they're bad for
> filenames, strings, pattern matches, and various other reasons).
> About the best you could do is [[DontQuit Don't Quit]], which will
> have "DontQuit" for the title but display as "Don't Quit" in the text...
> Sorry!  Maybe someday I'll figure out a way to include apostrophes... :-)
> On the other hand, I was thinking earlier today that perhaps it would
> be useful to modify the free links code so that special characters are
> stripped out to produce page titles.  Thus {{Don't quit}} would display
> as "Don't quit" but would link to a page called DontQuit.  This might
> also be helpful for other languages that use apostrophes quite frequently
> (e.g., French).
> Pm

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