Interesting Issue

Chris Purcell cjp39 at
Fri Dec 10 12:12:20 EST 2004

> Matthew Mullenweg <m at> wrote on 12/10/04 at 8:59am:
>> I always put filenames in `` anyway.
> I do too, nowadays, but I'm uncomfortable with it, because I think I
> do it because of Markdown's `_` rules, not because they're actually
> "code". Pathnames are maybe more like code, but filenames are more
> like titles to me, and semantically don't seem any more like "code"
> than, say, a book or movie title.

Of course, the *real* answer to this is to use dashes, not underscores, 
in filenames. Until then, filenames won't be like titles, because 
"titles" should be correct English, and underscores aren't part of 
English. (IMO, of course.)


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