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Re: spaces in nodes


On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Alessandro Magni <magni@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>  seems to me from a quick search that this has been extensively discussed in
> the past, so sorry,
> but I wanted a definitive answer (not to recode everythin twice!).
> Writing my crawler (zimDMS), I automatically generated a lot of nodes that I
> saw zim sees as grayed-out.

You mean they are grayed out in the page index ? That means that this
page was linked by other pages, but does not have content (according
to zim). This can be very well the case if your text files have spaces
in the name, as zim will not recognize them.

I think these should also cause warnings in the terminal during indexing.

> So I believe that, for Zim, any nodefile (.txt) and any related subdirectory
> has the replacement ' ' -> '_', is it correct?


> If possible I'd like to know moreover:
> a) this is so just in the immediate - or you believe Zim will stick to it?
> b) any other custom modification in the link names that I should be aware
> of? Remember, I generate links on the fly starting from directory names!

There was a lot of discussion about it, but the result is that we
stick with it for now. Not saying it will never change, but no plans
to do that on my side.

Just remembered last person to ask that question actually send me some
text for the manual -- here it is:

Hope that helps,