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Bug 12436 - Can't move page with & in it's name
Can't move page with & in it's name
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 3097
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
1.11.x
PC Windows XP
: Normal minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-12-28 11:00 UTC by Alexander Obuhovich
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:59 UTC (History)
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Description Alexander Obuhovich 2007-12-28 11:00:11 UTC
Test case:
1. Create page named "Why & got relaced" (without quotes). I type "amp;" twice, because & visually  is transformed to "&" in HTML.
2. In database page_title (dbkey) will be "Why_&_got_relaced"
3. Go to that page & try to rename (move) it to title like this "test new title"
4. This fails with message, that no form data submitted :(
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I've analyzed it a bit. This is what I've found:
1. On the form we have hidden field "wpOldTitle" with value: "Why & got relaced", it's ok and input for new page name named "wpNewTitle".
2. When submitting that values to php wpOldTitle becomes "Why & got relaced"
3. method MovePageForm::doSubmit create Title objects from old title and new title
Problem begins, when Title::newFromText calls $filteredText = Sanitizer::decodeCharReferences( $text ); and replaces last "&" in old title name to "&" and old title becomes "Why_&_got_relaced". When method moveTo is called it fails, because can't load page by this name.
Comment 1 Splarka 2007-12-28 11:26:04 UTC
AS a workaround, it seems to work if you change the URL of the default [move] URL from 
 Special:Movepage/Why_%26amp%3B_got_relaced 
to a more escaped version:
 Special:Movepage/Why_%26amp%3Bamp%3B_got_relaced
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2007-12-28 20:00:58 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 3097 ***

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