Static pages and shortcuts
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 10:20:05 +0100
On Tue, 23 Apr 2002 10:31:41 +0100, email@example.com (Jim Byrne) wrote:-
> What filename did you give your page? I had a similar problem a good while
> back when I converted a Website from the old Frontier Website Framework to
> Manila. The page names on my site had capital letters - and Manila by
> default created 'all lowercase' shortcuts - breaking my links. The word from
> Userland at the time was that all filename shortcuts were set to lower case
> in the script - I couldn't understand why this was enforced at the time -
> but I see from your example that this is probably no longer the case.
> I can't remember how I resolved this (not helpful eh) - but I did decide to
> make sure that all new filenames were lowercase.
> Have a look at David Baylys 'ManilaFixer' plugin - part of his Bayly.root
> download from here: http://www.baylys.com:8080/help/. You can set
> 'lowerCaseFileNames' to false or true on the Static Rendering page.
Actually, Userland declined to have Manila support the
lowercasefilename directive for static rendering and I had to patch
Manila to make it do so. Setting the preference is essentially a
no-op for static sites in Manila as shipped.
- David Bayly. Programmer and digest reader. dbayly at udena dot ch
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