On 9/5/06, Neil Harris <neil(a)tonal.clara.co.uk> wrote:
That's a great idea. It might also be useful to
make the code also
switch 'AD' and 'CE', for dates such as, for example, 4 AD / 4 CE.
I didn't think anybody actually used AD or CE in articles, but I see
now on the Manual of Style page that it reads:
> Normally you should use plain numbers for years in
> but when events span the start of the Anno
Domini/Common Era, use
AD or CE for
> the date at the end of the range (note that AD
precedes the date
and CE follows it).
> For example, [[1 BC]]–[[1|AD 1]] or [[1
There doesn't seem to be any code to handle this currently for AD,
which is why it didn't occur to me right off the bat. You're right
though, and it should be included. I'm busy over the next few days
but I can add this into the patch sometime this week (along with
whatever other changes people suggest).