[pmwiki-users] problem with uploads changing file names

christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 07:57:39 CST 2006

On Tue, 21 Mar 2006, Neil Herber wrote:

> I am uploading files with names like this:
> 07_Our Business Processes - Lepingwell, ABCD.pdf
> which is: paper number, underscore, paper title, dash, Author(s), 
> comma, organization, dot PDF
> PmWiki is renaming the files when uploading them - dropping the 
> commas. This is particularly bothersome when there are 2 or more 
> comma-separated Authors.

PmWiki applies some kind of filter when uploading files IIRC, so they 
can't be called just anything.

> If I FTP the files to the server, (:attachlist:) is quite happy to
> display them with all commas intact. Since the authors do not have FTP
> access for uploads, this is a bug or a severe limitation.
> Is there a solution? For now I am FTPing the files myself and then 
> fixing the commas in the Attach: markup. Not a pretty sight.

I didn't get that last bit... does this work:


(assuming there is a file called 'hi,ho,hello.txt')


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

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