[pmwiki-users] Anchors that starts with umlaut characters
jo at durchholz.org
Wed Jun 29 07:00:08 CDT 2005
Peter Brink wrote:
> I have a bit of trouble with anchors whose name starts with an umlaut
Umlauts are illegal in anchor names. That's a restriction of HTML: the
anchor name becomes part of the URL, and URLs are restricted to 7-bit ASCII.
You can URL-encode the umlauts, but that doesn't make much sense since
all places where the URL would be displayed (wiki text, browser address
bar) will usually display just the raw text.
(BTW the same applies to directory and file names. I find that
> I've searched the net for clues but found nothing illuminating.
See http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/appendix/notes.html#non-ascii-chars .
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