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Bug 1188 - <nowiki> and <pre> in templates causes gibberish when combined with subst:
<nowiki> and <pre> in templates causes gibberish when combined with subst:
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Templates (Other open bugs)
1.4.x
All All
: Normal normal with 3 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: parser
: 1449 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2004-12-24 04:42 UTC by Colin Pitts
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:33 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Colin Pitts 2004-12-24 04:42:50 UTC
If a template Foo has the following content:

    <nowiki>[[Image:Blah.jpg]]</nowiki>

And the template is included on another page with {{subst:Foo}}, then gibberish
along the following lines will be generated.

    NaodW29-nowiki72f7fedc5c4276c00000001

This occurs for any markup surrounded by <nowiki></nowiki>. If multiple nowiki
blocks exist, a separate string of gibberish will appear for each block, with
the last digit incrementing.

This was first spotted with enwiki's [[Template:Welcome]], and appears any time
it is used with {{subst:Welcome}}.

The problem does not manifest without subst:, that is {{Welcome}} displays as
expected.
Comment 1 bdk 2004-12-24 04:49:29 UTC
the same was already noticed by many users who have images within their signatures
Comment 2 Christian Semrau 2004-12-24 13:57:11 UTC
@Signatures

The problem arises from math-tags within link texts:

The link
[[Pi|<math>\pi</math>]]
did work as expected, but doesn't do now.

de:Benutzer:SirJective
Comment 3 Guttorm Flatabø 2005-02-09 09:44:21 UTC
*** Bug 1449 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Guttorm Flatabø 2005-02-09 09:47:51 UTC
This also happens when SUBT:ituting templates with <pre></pre>, take a look at
http://nn.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brukar:Dittaeva/Sandkasse
where {{liminn:årstal}} were used ("liminn" is the nn translation of subst),
which should have substituted the page
http://nn.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mal:%C3%85rstal
as I'm sure you all know :-)
Comment 5 Brion Vibber 2005-03-27 02:23:24 UTC
1.4.0 released; kicking back to 1.5 blockers.
Comment 6 Brion Vibber 2005-04-20 23:32:14 UTC
Fixed in CVS HEAD and REL1_4. Will appear in 1.4.2 release.

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