00627: Author+date tag (4 tildes) should be protected inside ...

Summary: Author+date tag (4 tildes) should be protected inside ...
Created: 2005-12-23 03:18
Status: Suspended
Category: Bug
From: EOL
Priority: 2
Version: 2.1 beta 14
OS: Apache/1.3.26 (Unix) Debian GNU/Linux PHP/4.3.7

Description: The "Author+date" tag (4 tildes), when protected inside [=...=], is currently substituted with the actual "Author Date" string.

This is not very intuitive...

Note: One can circumvent this by using [=~~=] twice, but this is cumbersome.

Because the ~~~~ is replaced when the page is saved (instead of when the page is displayed, like most markups), it's not easy to avoid the replacement. At any rate, at it's not yet a big enough issue for me to worry about fixing. :-)

There are other methods for circumventing this, including:


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