[development] links best practices (was Re: internal link filter
rz10 at cornell.edu
Sat Aug 5 02:45:59 UTC 2006
On Aug 4, 2006, at 7:30 PM, Morbus Iff wrote:
>> In fact, I have a feeling that we should put an effort behind
>> foo:// patterns as defacto standard for Drupal over [foo:] patterns.
> Actually, for what it's worth, we should NOT use internal:// or
> *any* foo:// patterns. Doing so, even internally, is a creation of
> what appears to be a new protocol, even though it's actually not.
> We should instead create a new URN, such as internal:node/4. Apple,
> in the past two years or so, I think, got flamed for using
> webcal:// for it's iCal application, where webcal was merely a file
> format, and not a protocol.
Aww man ... that's exactly what I was concerned about when I asked
last week if there was "any standard or convention for choosing the
label we use for such a URL". The only docs I found in some quick
googling were way out of date, so I wasn't sure what the current
I guess for a filter, maybe I'd better limit the regex to searching
for internal: after an
With internal:// I felt it was relatively safe to search for it
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