Does anyone know why hyperlinks on the Official Wiki are Case Sensitive?

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Message 19815 - Posted: 28 Aug 2008, 13:53:34 UTC

The first letter of the target page is automatically capitalized and spaces are represented as underscores (typing an underscore in the link will have a similar effect as typing a space, but is not recommended, since the underscore will also be shown in the text).

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Message 19816 - Posted: 28 Aug 2008, 14:52:15 UTC - in response to Message 19810.  

MediaWiki is case sensitive, and has always been. Except for the first letter, which must always be uppercase, so if you type it lowercase mediawiki will convert it.

If you think there is any chance that somebody will search for it as BoincCmd, it's easy to add a redirect.
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