[pmwiki-users] Fixing the documentation
design5 at softflow.co.uk
Mon Jul 13 13:24:43 CDT 2009
Monday, July 13, 2009, 4:37:21 PM, Ed W wrote:
> Seriously - read the original question again. We are nearly,
> nearly there already. Lets just finish what is already started.
> I'm not asking to go in a different direction - this is already the direction the docs are going in
> Consider that:
> - PmWiki has changed the default to not space wiki links.
> - Therefore it becomes significant if we write "Wiki Style" or
> "WikiStyle" since they will appear differently now (previously with
> auto spacing they would appear the same).
> - Nearly everywhere the trend has been to add a space, eg "Wiki style" or "Wiki Style".
> - However, I sense that there is some strong feeling that there are
> still a few "proper nouns" which should be left unspaced, eg
> "PmWiki" appears to be one which is declared should be left
> unspaced? Are there any others, eg I can see a case for "WikiStyle"
> or "WikiTrail" being used as a "proper noun" and being left unspaced
> deliberately? If so then I propose that we should reverse the
> documentation wording for those links and use the non spaced version consistently?
I have no problems with that. IMHO by all means go ahead and adjust the
few remaining links which use CamelCase words, perhasp leave the
capitals if in context it is important that the link associates with
the target page name.
As for "special CamelCase words":
Perhaps PmWiki is the only one, it being registered or such.
wiki style or Wiki Style is fine with me, same with wiki Trail or wiki
trail. Others may have different opinions on this....
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