[development] links best practices (was Re: internal link filter ...)

Alberto Lusiani alusiani at gmail.com
Sat Aug 5 06:31:37 UTC 2006

Just correcting myself:

On 8/5/06, Alberto Lusiani <alusiani at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> On 8/5/06, Morbus Iff <morbus at disobey.com> wrote:
> > [...]
> > 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.
> I agree.  I would propose to use some wiki convention, like wikipedia's
> [[node label | internal:node/1]].

I just realize that what I write makes little sense, and it's
equivalent to using "internal:node/1".  If there is a separate wiki
filter, then something like [[node label | internal:node/1]] will also
work, provided that internal:node/1 is turned into a valid link.


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