Free Link

WikiWord model of not using/requiring Smashed Together Words.


Used heavily on MediaWiki/Wikipedia and SocialText sites.

Update from below: in building WikiFlux I went with DoubleBrackets for Automatic Linking for the sake of reader-friendliness.

  • I had to add some code to leave punctuation out of URLs, etc. but it's worth it.
  • Many FreeLink writers do tend toward having long-phrase page titles, without creating links to "base-reference" pages, making finding TwinPages less effective

My original thinking: A really bad idea (IMHO). Because:

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