[pmwiki-users] Re: WikiWord links on or off?? (was the totally useless title:Re: Re: pmwiki-users Digest, Vol 3, Issue 1)

chr at home.se chr at home.se
Fri Sep 2 01:54:12 CDT 2005

On Thu, 1 Sep 2005, Neil Herber wrote:

> At 2005-09-01  07:03 PM -0700, H. Fox is rumored to have said:
> >Regardless of what MediaWiki (or any other project) does, I think
> >someone who's just starting to use PmWiki would be better off
> >(happier, more satisfied) having free links by default and automatic
> >WikiWord links as an easy-to-set option.
> I agree. I have most of my fields in my PmWiki farm set up without WikiWord 
> links. On the one that does use WikiWords I always end up having to insert 
> backticks to "unlink" words like VOBs - an example of an item I was writing 
> about yesterday. Many backticks later, I resolved to convert that field to 
> no WikiWords too! It is just less work and learning to [[define free 
> links]] is pretty simple.

I agree FWIW. I think it's much better to ship PmWiki without camelcase
enabled. I've found it easier to explain to people that [[<whatever>]]
will become a link. For instance, can all of you immediately see which of
these examples will become links?


See http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Test/CamelCasedLinks for the answer...


Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44               http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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