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Bug 13949 - Special:PrefixIndex/AllPages paging links contain invalid XML
Special:PrefixIndex/AllPages paging links contain invalid XML
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
1.12.x
All All
: Normal minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?t...
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Depends on:
Blocks: html
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Reported: 2008-05-04 19:26 UTC by clockworksoul
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:54 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description clockworksoul 2008-05-04 19:26:34 UTC
When label for the "Next page" link generated for Special:PrefixIndex contains an ampersand in the title, it isn't converted into an "&", generating a fatal error when trying to parse the XML on the page.

An example of such a link is below, generated today on en wikipedia:

<a href="/w/index.php?title=Special:PrefixIndex&amp;from=WikiProject_Anime_and_manga/Userbox/User_RedSuns_Ryosuke&amp;prefix=WikiProject&amp;namespace=4"
title="Special:PrefixIndex">
Next page (WikiProject_Anime_and_manga/Userbox/User_RedSuns_Ryosuke)
</a>
Comment 1 clockworksoul 2008-05-04 23:51:41 UTC
I gave you the wrong example...  

This one is a correct example:

<a href="/w/index.php?title=Special:PrefixIndex&amp;from=WikiProject_Military_history/Assessment/Tag_%26_Assess_2008/075&amp;prefix=WikiProject&amp;namespace=4" title="Special:PrefixIndex">
Next page (WikiProject_Military_history/Assessment/Tag_&_Assess_2008/075)
</a>
Comment 2 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2008-05-05 00:14:14 UTC
Fixed in r34229.
Comment 3 clockworksoul 2008-07-15 05:01:07 UTC
This bug seems to have reappeared: take a look at http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:PrefixIndex&from=WikiProject_Medieval_Scotland/Bibliography/others&prefix=WikiProject&namespace=4

On this page (as of the time of this writing) the "Next page" link generates the following:

<a 
    href="/w/index.php?title=Special:PrefixIndex&amp;from=WikiProject_Military_history/Assessment/Tag_%26_Assess_2008/124&amp;prefix=WikiProject&amp;namespace=4" 
    title="Special:PrefixIndex">
       Next page (WikiProject_Military_history/Assessment/Tag_&_Assess_2008/124)
</a>

Attempting to parse this causes my parser to complain as follows: "The reference to entity "_Assess_2008" must end with the ';' delimiter."

Comment 4 clockworksoul 2008-07-15 17:23:01 UTC
My mistake: this fix simply hasn't yet been incorporated into the release version of WikiMedia.
Comment 5 Alexandre Emsenhuber [IAlex] 2008-07-15 17:44:24 UTC
This is not your mistake, this revision is already live. Special:Prefixindex should be fixed in r37704.

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