[Mediawiki-l] Links to files

Charlie Markwick charlie-markwick at southcot.com
Tue Jan 8 20:59:05 UTC 2008


Sorry I should have been more accurate. The HTML sources is where I
copied the link from in the first case, that is the HTML source for the
Wiki page the link is correct it just doesn't work!! 


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Charlie ~

Am Dienstag, den 08.01.2008, 12:58 +0000 schrieb Charlie Markwick:
> I'm not sure what I would be looking for. As mentioned before the 
> links are identical, in fact I copied the link bit form the source of 
> the wiki page to create the simple html file I tried.

HTML in the wiki source is parsed and modified by MediaWiki, and local
links don't survive that as MediaWiki doesn't understand them. Open the
wiki page in Firefox, press Ctrl+U and look for the link in the HTML
source to see what I mean.

~ Kilian

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