[pmwiki-users] Making a domain name a wiki page

christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com
Sat May 27 03:32:54 CDT 2006

On Fri, 26 May 2006, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 10:29:24PM -0500, Roj Niyogi wrote:
>> Hi there:
>> I'm working on a Web Hosting related wiki called WebHostWiki at
>> http://www.webhostwiki.com.  I'm having some trouble making a company's
>> domain name a wiki page.  For example if I put [[VARhosting.net]], it
>> creates VARhosting as the group and Net as the page.  I want
>> "VARhosting.net" to be the page.  Is this possible?
> At present page names aren't allowed to contain dots -- just
> letters, digits, hyphens, and underscores.  The dot and slash
> are always taken to be group separators.

That's actually annoying sometimes, e.g when trying to make a page such as
and you have to write something like

Is this likely to ever change? I wouldn't be surprised if the '.' is 
so entrenched now that it's very difficult to allow it in a page name.


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

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