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More Linking Conventions For ya

by vroom (His Eminence)
on Nov 22, 2000 at 21:22 UTC ( #43035=monkdiscuss: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Now you can shortcut linking to outside urls by using a http:// prefix in your bracketed links

  • []to produce a link like
  • [|killer new website that is the rage with kids these days] to produce a link like killer new website that is the rage with kids these days

    You can also link to books on using the isbn:// prefix

  • [isbn://1565922840|Learning Perl]to product a link like Learning Perl

    vroom | Tim Vroom |
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    Re: More Linking Conventions For ya
    by neophyte (Curate) on Nov 23, 2000 at 08:42 UTC
      Thank you vroom.
      I guess that means some work for me. :)

      update: I have added Buy it-links to the O'Reilly books in my homenode, the others will follow shortly.


    Re: More Linking Conventions For ya
    by jeroenes (Priest) on Nov 23, 2000 at 08:34 UTC

      When I did my first node last week, I sort of expected the http://... thing to work, but I was disappointed. Very nice to see it actually implemented: Thanks!


      I was dreaming of guitarnotes that would irritate an executive kind of guy (FZ)

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