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Bug 1186 - news:, ftp: and other terms in URL break the link
news:, ftp: and other terms in URL break the link
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: parser
Depends on:
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Reported: 2004-12-24 01:47 UTC by wiki_tomos
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:32 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description wiki_tomos 2004-12-24 01:47:47 UTC
A URL such as "" is interpreted as
a link to It seems that "news:" as well as
"ftp:" and other similar strings are interpreted to have special meaning when in
a URL. 

The problem occurs with pagenames or section names within a wiki tag [[]] when
there is "news:" or other specific strings.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-01-08 03:14:48 UTC
Should be ok now.
Comment 2 Zigger 2005-01-10 22:40:09 UTC
See also bug 361

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