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Bug 13485 - citations incorrectly generated fail to point at valid reference
citations incorrectly generated fail to point at valid reference
Status: RESOLVED WORKSFORME
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Cite (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus_in...
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-03-23 11:26 UTC by brian r hunter
Modified: 2008-08-11 17:49 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description brian r hunter 2008-03-23 11:26:19 UTC
The page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus_in_Islam has citations that do not generate to a valid note.
e.g. link [5] in the section titled 'Birth' is generated as http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus_in_Islam#cite_note-2
instead of the correct note
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus_in_Islam#cite_note-4

This is made obvious as #cite_note-2 does not exist (this note has a reference name)

if the same page is viewed from the 'history' page 
i.e. http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jesus_in_Islam&oldid=199916328
the citation links are generated correctly

The generated html source code is
by which he enlivened Adam.<sup id="cite_ref-2" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-2" title="">[5]</a></sup>

instead of the correct code
by which he enlivened Adam.<sup id="cite_ref-4" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-4" title="">[5]</a></sup>
Comment 1 brian r hunter 2008-03-23 11:31:35 UTC
The page is quite complex but I cannot see any wiki mistakes.

The fact that it can be rendered correctly via a different link indicates a bug in the cgi code

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