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Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#3539 closed defect (fixed)

wiki parser strangeness: ! and bold does not work without space

Reported by: ThurnerRupert Owned by: Jonas Borgström
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: wiki system Version: devel
Severity: minor Keywords:
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Description

this does not display the ! at the end'''

is this intended?

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comment:1 by anonymous, 15 years ago

this does not display the ! at the end!''' 

in reply to:  description comment:2 by Christian Boos, 15 years ago

Component: generalwiki
Severity: normalminor

Replying to ThurnerRupert:

is this intended?

Yes, as !<something> is usually used to negate the <something> Wiki markup. In this case !''' is interpreted as "those three single quotes are not a token for bold style".

But yes, it's quite common to end emphasized sentences with a "!", so this was not a particular good choice. An alternative would have been to use the "\" character as a way to escape the Wiki markup, as it's far less common in normal writing than "!". But it's maybe a bit too late for such a change…

So unless someone has a better idea, we should at least document this in WikiFormatting#FontStyles

comment:3 by anonymous, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

is now documented in WikiFormatting#FontStyles.

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