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Bug 13043 - ?oldid=foo#bar neglects oldid
?oldid=foo#bar neglects oldid
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Database (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?ol...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-02-17 06:44 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2008-02-17 07:10 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2008-02-17 06:44:58 UTC
Dear friends;

In order to reference sections of older revisions for UTF-8 pagenames generating very long url's I used to reference sections as:

http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?oldid=491241#Enable_email_for_user_talk_page_changes
http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?oldid=491281#Enable_email_for_user_talk_page_changes
http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?oldid=510473#Enable_email_for_user_talk_page_changes


For a reason unknown to me these links all show the newest version.

I assume this is a bug. This is what a « Permanent link » link means to me. Maybe I was wrong in the past.


Another related issue:
When I click on « Permanent link » at
[[n:Wikinews:Water cooler]] I get the url
http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Wikinews:Water_cooler&oldid=491281
This page still shows « Permanent link » . As far as I remember the behaviour changed; some 16 months ago this was not the case.


Best regards Reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2008-02-17 06:50:02 UTC
P.S. 491241, 491281 and 510473 are all revissions of the mentined page

If one is using a random number as 20 (mentioned in #mediawiki one gets another page
http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?oldid=20#Enable_email_for_user_talk_page_changes

[[n:MediaWiki:Copyrightwarning]]
Comment 2 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2008-02-17 07:10:37 UTC
note: I was told that what one can see is a transclusrion from

http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?oldid=581793#Enable_email_for_user_talk_page_changes
http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?oldid=581668#Enable_email_for_user_talk_page_changes
shows a different content.

Closing this bug as INVALID.

As mentioned in the note before both different pages show the « Permanent link » and preserve the id's generating either
http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Wikinews:Water_cooler/proposals&oldid=581793
or
http://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Wikinews:Water_cooler/proposals&oldid=581668

Sorry for the confusion.

Best regards Reinhardt [[user:Gangleri]]


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