Kent McLean kentmclean at
Fri Nov 23 13:40:58 PST 2007

Huw Powell wrote:
> No, I don't think it requires underscores.
> *But*.  If you share a wiki url off site with spaces not underscores, 
> the "web" doesn't know the whole thing is a url, and stops at the first 
> space.
> IE, if MW is "handling" the request, it translates between spacces and 
> underscores fluently.  If a browser or something off site is handling 
> it, you need the underscores.

It seems the underscore is ignored by MW, unless you include it in a
reference on a page, in which case it displays the underscore and
thereby makes reading the link a bit ugly.  So don't include the
underscore and MW will do its thing, leaving the original text looking
more readable.

Kent McLean
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