[pmwiki-users] Initial capital letters
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Fri Feb 2 07:32:32 CST 2007
On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 07:04:31AM -0500, The Editor wrote:
> Is there any reason PmWiki requires pages to start with a capital
> letter? I'm thinking of changing the allowed characters, but thought
> I'd check what the reason was first.
Mostly historical reasons having to do with wikiwords. It can be
changed by adjusting the $MakePageNamePatterns array.
> Also, what would happen if one allowed .'s? Would it wreck the code
> in PmWiki? Esp the links, etc. TIA
PmWiki expects the '.' to be used as a separator, not as a
valid character of a page name's component. There's a fair amount
of code that expects this, both in PmWiki and in many recipes.
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