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John R. McPherson jrm21@c...
Tue May 31 13:38:44 NZST 2005


On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 12:55 +1200, Ian McDonald wrote:
> Hi there,
> 
> One thing I have noticed at http://www.wlug.org.nz/WantedWikis is that
> some of the entries shouldn't be there. e.g. CategoryDialUpISP which
> is only referenced in http://www.wlug.org.nz/CategoryIsp but there it
> has a ~ in front of it to say that it is not a Wiki Word.
> 
> There are lots more of these to be found....
> 
> Is this a known bug or just not been fixed?

There was a bug in the wiki's handling of pages saved as "new markup",
where it ignored ~ characters when looking for wiki words to create the
backlinks. This bug has since been fixed, but the fix only applies to
page saves that have happened since being changed. If you go to the
CategoryIsp page, make a minor change, and save the page again, then the
links will be recalculated and the false one removed.

The WantedWikis page is re-generated every morning.

John

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