|Title|Numeric Page Names
|Date|02-Jun-2005 23:28:16 EEST
|Version|JSPWiki v2.2.15-cvs 
|[Bug criticality]|LightBug
|Browser version|IE 5.5
|[Bug status]|ClosedBug
|[PageProvider] used|
|Servlet Container|
|Operating System|Win2000
|Java version|

If you create a numeric page like __4500__ (which is a bit of a chore), trying to link to it using [[4500] looks like this:

[4500] (and the link does not work)

As a work around, you can link to it using an interwiki link:



Duh! I just figured out that it's confused with [footnotes|TextFormattingRules]. I guess it's not very feasable to have a numeric page. You can jump through a few hoops to create such a page but you can't easily link to it. An interwiki link won't show up as a referrer. -- [JMiner]

Yeah, you're not suppose to use any page starting with a number as an WikiName.  Always start it with a letter... --JanneJalkanen


While you have to work hard to create a page with a purely numeric name, it's much simpler to create a page that has a name with a numeric prefix. If you put a name like 4500ParTest in your page, it is not recognized as a WikiName. But you can easily put it in brackets, like [[4500PAR] and you have a page with a numeric prefix. Like so: [4500PAR]

The only downside is that [you can't use such a page with the insert page plugin|BugPageNamesWithNumericPrefixes].



Oops... This should be explicity discouraged somehow.

-- JanneJalkanen

Made some additional comments on page names on [TextFormattingRules], and closed the bug.