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Bug 11671 - Conditional + span failure
Conditional + span failure
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Templates (Other open bugs)
1.11.x
PC Linux
: Normal major (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://www.ajs.com/ajswiki/Template:W...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-10-15 16:48 UTC by Aaron Sherman
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:59 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Aaron Sherman 2007-10-15 16:48:34 UTC
I have a template that invokes another template like so:

  {{wowlink|{{{1}}}|{{{2}}}|i|item}}

I tried to convert this template to include a font coloration as a third parameter:

  {{wowlink|{{#if:{{{3|}}}|<span style="color:
    {{{3}}}">{{{1}}}</span>}}|{{{1}}}}}|{{{2}}}|i|item}}

And it rendered like so (the start of the rendered template only):

  }">{{{1}}}

Notice the }"> that's being rendered as text. So, it seems that the parser is becoming confused over the nesting of parameter substitution and quoting. My assumption is that this is a bug, and I haven't found anything that contradicts that assumption, but if anyone has information to the contrary, I'd be happy to hear it.

The template now (correct, but without color support):

  http://www.ajs.com/ajswiki/Template:Wowitem

The template version with the bug:

  http://www.ajs.com/ajsw/index.php?title=Template:Wowitem&oldid=5433
Comment 1 Aaron Sherman 2007-10-15 16:52:14 UTC
Oops, I had an extra set of }} in that, but the bug still remains the same. See the corrected version that still demonstrates the bug at:

  http://www.ajs.com/ajsw/index.php?title=Template:Wowitem&oldid=5435
Comment 2 Aaron Schulz 2008-09-12 14:05:01 UTC
Works fine as of HEAD (1.14a) with the new Parser. OldParser still parses this brokenly. On the other hand, it's not really supported too much anymore.

I'd recommend upgrading.

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