Last modified: 2011-03-13 18:05:22 UTC
Allow [[pagename|]] functionality to create a numbered link the same way that
external references do with [http://example.com] or [http://example.com|]
Conflicts with existing syntax.
(In reply to comment #1)
> Conflicts with existing syntax.
[[pagename|]] behaves in two different ways in the *main* namespace:
a) it renders according to the pipe trick (code)
b) else it does *not* render
[[|pagename]] seems to be an equivalent of [[pagename]].
This is a "funny" construct and probably not intuitive. Have tried it for the
first time at
best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
(In reply to comment #2)
According to the test I did at http://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandbox, it
added examples at
I wanted to follow up with this request. Does it actually conflict with
If [[pagename|]] won't render anything at all, then this syntax could indeed be
leveraged to create a numbered link.
[[pagename|]] will execute the "pipe trick", converting things like
[[Wikipedia:Pipe trick|]] to [[Wikipedia:Pipe trick|Pipe trick]] on save. So
yes, the syntax is already used.