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Bug Report Beta 2.0.5

Astericks in file names appear to cause a "problem" while parsing CityScript.

Steps to reproduce
1. Create a file containing an asterick, such as "gayla's contact information."
2. Create a variable to include the contents of the file, like{$ include "gayla's contact information" $} 
3. Insert the variable in one or more articles
4. Click on preview.  Notice that the CityDesk problem screen pops up each time the an article containing the variable is being processed and the contents of the included file are not included in the articles containing the variable placeholder.

Opinion: Either, the user interface should not allow astericks in file names so that it will not foul up the parsing of CityScript or CityScript itself should handle this problem.

David Burch
Thursday, June 5, 2003

I think you mean aposthrophy?  the symbol between the dashes:  -'-

Joel Goldstick
Thursday, June 5, 2003

Thanks, Joel and James for pointing out my goof.  I did mean apostrophe: this character, ' , that denotes possesion and some other stuff.

David Burch
Thursday, June 5, 2003

We'll fix it.

Joel Spolsky
Wednesday, June 18, 2003

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