[pmwiki-users] Pagenames with accented characters

DaveG pmwiki at solidgone.com
Thu Jul 16 17:34:26 CDT 2009

I'm trying to implement the Cookbook/ISO8859MakePageNamePatterns. I've 
copy/pasted the code in the "For ISO 8859-1 (Latin-1 Western European)" 
section into config.php -- it's the very first code in the config.

However, it doesn't seem to do anything. Is there some other setting 
that the replacement is dependent on (document charset, international 
settings on the host machine)? (I'm on Windows, running 2.2.1 if that 
makes a difference.)

Here's the steps I follow (refer to DaveG/Accents):
1] Add code to config.php (appears at top of config)
2] Create a new page with an accented link to a non-existent page:
    [[heres a ß Wierd accent]]
    [[heres a Þ Wierd accent]]

3] Click the link, to create a new page.
4] The URL of the page is:

So the accented character is replaced with the escape version %df. This 
seems to be the default processing of PmWiki. Basically the new patterns 
are not kicking in.

To verify that $MakePageNamePatterns was being handled, I add another 
pattern to the array:
    '/e/' => '3',

When I click the accented link I get a page where all the 'e' are 
replaced with '3':

So the replacement is occurring, just not for the accented characters.

  ~ ~ Dave

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