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From Janne Jalkanen <Janne.Jalka...@ecyrd.com>
Subject Re: Trying to create a wiki page :-)
Date Tue, 19 Feb 2008 10:19:43 GMT

That's easy - if you are able to create a page name containing a  
slash, it is a bug.  Slashes are NOT allowed in page names.

/Janne

On 19 Feb 2008, at 11:57, Florian Holeczek wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> while trying to create a wiki page containing the slash character,
> I've been running into some weird issues. I've been testing this on
> 2.6.2-svn-1 running on Tomcat/6.0.14.
>
> It's not making much sense to me, so I'll post this here awaiting some
> comments like "sure, that's all fine" or "ugh, that's a bug".
>
> * first try:
>   [issue one / two]
>   Creates a link to an attachment "issue one / two" of the current
>   page (http://localhost:8080/jspwiki/attach/issue%20one%20/%20two).
>   Result is a "HTTP Status 404 - Attachment 'Issue one two', version
>   -1 does not exist." from Tomcat.
>   Weird:
>   * Why is this an attachment and not a regular page link?
>   * The link appears in blue underlined letters, although it doesn't
>     exist.
>   * slash in the link (!?), no slash in the error message.
>
> * second try "maybe escape the slash":
>   [issue one \/ two]
>   Nearly the same again,
>   "http://localhost:8080/jspwiki/attach/issue%20one%20%5C/%20two".
>   But this time, the result is a blank page (really blank, no HTML).
>
> * third try "maybe with double slash":
>   [issue one // two]
>   Same as first try, but of course the double slash is the difference
>   in the link.
>
> What remains is the question of how to correctly link to such a wiki
> page and whether which characters are allowed and how to be used is
> documented somewhere (haven't found anything on this topic).
>
> Regards,
>  Florian


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