On 8/9/02 5:23 PM, "lcrocker(a)nupedia.com" <lcrocker(a)nupedia.com> wrote:
[someurl] turn automatically into  is an elegant
solution. The heedless coder leaves a clean external link
behind, not a godawful URL, which might be two lines long and
rife with % signs, and the careful coder has a choice of simple
footnote or prettified link.
Yeah, that's a pretty good argument.
How about this:
...] renders (a href="http://www...")(/a) with
] renders (a href="http://www...")
text(/a) (the pipe can optionally be a space), and [http://www...|
(note trailing pipe) expands to [http://www...|www
... as www... ? I've done that for my own wikis and it looks very
nice, also for mailto:'s etc.