OT: Re: [Pmwiki-users] discussion on line breaks

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud
Thu Jul 17 17:47:51 CDT 2003

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 08:30:52PM +0200, Ruediger Marwein wrote:
> > I like the slash at the end of the line, but unfortunately PmWiki already
> > uses the backslash at the end of the line to indicate that the newline
> > should be ignored, and there might be some confusion there between the
> > two characters.
> I have certain problems with backslashes. Also at the end of the line. They 
> dissapear save by save...

Hmmm, I don't seem to have this problem--are you doing/using a local
modification that could be causing the problem?  Do the backslashes
disappear when you do this on another wiki (e.g., the WikiSandbox on

What browser are you using?

BTW, as a general rule, the "backslash means join next line" feature of 
PmWiki can be escaped by simply putting a space after the backslash at 
the end of the line.  


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