I will beat this thing with a stick!


So, by default MT4 changes the default basename encoding of spaces. Sounds a bit techy? Well, it is, but what it means is that all of your permanent links break.

This is major bad news for anyone with any significant google juice, or internet history.

Luckily, it's possible to fix it, by changing the default archive mapping. go to Design | Templates | Archive Templates | Entry and look at the archive mapping at the bottom. I'd give you a URL, but the entire interface appears to be dynamically generated and is significantly harder to navigate than before. The line you want is the one with underlines, rather than hypens between the words.

This is the first major release of Moveable Type which has made me yearn for the days when I had to use Makefiles to add entries to this site.

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