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One of our esteemed monks yesterday proposed to let the cpan:// shortcut type (or "pseudoscheme") have meaningful behavior when written with no parameters ([cpan://]). Seemed reasonable enough, but I don't feel that cpan:// should be special in this regard; so I'm proposing that all shortcut types be similarly extended — or at least those for which some such reasonable behavior can be identified. Specifically, I propose that the following PerlMonks pseudoschemes render as the corresponding link in the parameterless case:

acronymAcronym Finder
apcPerl Repository Browser
c2Wiki Wiki Web
cpanCPAN
dictDICT.org
distCPAN
docPerl documentation
e2Everything
googleGoogle
imdbIMDB
isbnISBN
jargonThe Jargon File
kobeskobesearch
ljLiveJournal
modCPAN
perldocPerl documentation
wbWikibooks
wpWikipedia
wqWikiquote
wsWikisource

Note that the specific link texts shown above are merely the default; per the usual operation of shortcuts, explicit link text, if given, overrides the default.

Pseudoschemes not listed above either:

  1. are special in the parameterless case (e.g. localtime, pad)
  2. don't have obvious useful semantics in the parameterless case (e.g. http, id)
  3. are aliases of pseudoschemes listed (e.g. docs, kobe)

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In reply to Let shortcut types have useful behavior in the parameterless case by jdporter

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