Thanks for the clarifications. They helped a lot.
> Initially I wanted to keep my code very simple (I'm a php neophyte);
> I'll look at that.
Look at explode(), trim(). That sort of stuff. PHP has excellent
string/array manipulation. :o)
>> Why not just link normally? I guess I'm not understanding this short
>> version business..
> This one's quite subtle. The only "placeholder" template tags that I
> have available are either <BlogLink> which is the full url to
> the current entry (e.g.,
> http://www.herecomespod.org.uk/vlogdex/arc260405.html#ID268 ), <BlogID>
> (e.g., 268), or which is the entry
> number or <$FileExt> (e.g., .html) which is the file extension of the
> page. I don't have the information there to know where a file
> is stored to hard code the template, nor can I truncate the full url
> back to the file name stem in HTML. So I need to do it after
> by putting ASP in the template, but I've kept clear of that
> in these blogs so far.
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