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Bug 13279 - Use AntiSpoof similarity code for DidYouMean extension
Use AntiSpoof similarity code for DidYouMean extension
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
DidYouMean (Other open bugs)
All All
: Low enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2008-03-07 05:51 UTC by Andrew Dunbar
Modified: 2011-04-14 15:13 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Andrew Dunbar 2008-03-07 05:51:50 UTC
The DidYouMean extension normalizes page titles using case and visual similarity implemented in an ungainly series of preg_replace calls.

Tim Starling developed a custom replace routine to do a similar job detecting spoofed usernames. This code should be used to improve the preg_replace calls.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2008-03-24 16:43:11 UTC
The AntiSpoof extension's methods were written by Neil Harris, not Tim. :)

Updating comment to clarify what's referred to.

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