[pmwiki-users] hiding category links

adam overton a at plus1plus1plus.org
Wed Dec 23 23:02:56 CST 2009

oh, so i guess i was confused - i was assuming that (:tags: _blam:)  
gets put into .pageindex but that (:tags: blam:) does not... but now  
i see in my test at home that both _blam and blam are getting logged  
in - just no association to tags... didn't realize this was happening...

On 23 Dec 2009, at 8:27 PM, Petko Yotov wrote:

> On Wednesday 23 December 2009 14:07:51 adam overton wrote:
>>> The "_" character is particular : it will be stored together with
>>> the word in
>>> .pageindex and will be very fast to find by a search or a pagelist,
>>> even on a
>>> large wiki. It allows flexible searches, and it is not common for
>>> other words
>>> in the page to start with this character, so it is perfect (in my
>>> case).
>> whoa, that's awesome. (is this documented online?) very very cool,
>> i've been split for awhile about using ptvs for keywording (b/c i
>> like them so much more than the links), but this is really great to
>> know. just out of curiosity where is this enabled in the core? i was
>> snooping around pagelist.php and couldn't find it?
> It is what the programming language/regexp considers a "word" - a  
> string of
> contiguous characters between a-z, 0-9, _, and international  
> letters from
> other alphabets. PmWiki just indexes all such "words" it finds in  
> the text
> when you save a page.
> Petko

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