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Bug 14354 - Prefix "Wikipedia:" leads to enwiki if project namespace is diffenent from "Wikipedia"
Prefix "Wikipedia:" leads to enwiki if project namespace is diffenent from "W...
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Interwiki links (Other open bugs)
unspecified
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: Lowest minor with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedi...
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Reported: 2008-05-31 02:43 UTC by Melancholie
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Melancholie 2008-05-31 02:43:36 UTC
Prefix "Wikipedia:" leads to enwiki if project namespace is diffenent from "Wikipedia".
This can be extremely confusing!
Take the following link:
http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Where_will_I_be_then?

Although with [[eo:Project:Where_will_I_be_now?]] there is a working (English) possibility, it should behave the same with "Wikipedia:". Now you are redirected magically, without wanting this.
Maybe just disable "Wikipedia:" for those Wikipedias with different project namespace names.

Oh, and don't forget Wiktionary & Co. ;-) ;-)
Comment 1 Siebrand Mazeland 2008-08-16 23:44:41 UTC
This is expected behaviour. The default namespace name is Project:, which can always be used. The interwiki prefix 'wikipedia' leads to en.wikipedia.org. I suggest WONTFIX.

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