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Bug 14734 - Pipe trick parsing fails for wikilinks with both a prefix and anchor
Pipe trick parsing fails for wikilinks with both a prefix and anchor
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 845
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2008-07-05 14:40 UTC by Gavia immer
Modified: 2009-07-13 18:41 UTC (History)
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Description Gavia immer 2008-07-05 14:40:23 UTC
"Pipe trick" parsing of wikilinks (terminating a wikilink with a pipe and no argument to invoke some default behavior) fails when a wikilink contains both a colon-separated prefix (either a namespace or interwiki prefix, it doesn't matter) and an anchor; e.g. something like [[Foo:Bar#Quux|]] simply dumps that exact text into the viewed page instead of making any sort of wikilink. By contrast, mixing comma parsing with other syntax the pipe trick recognizes does work - e.g. [[Foo, Bar#Quux|]] is equivalent to [[Foo, Bar#Quux|Foo]]. 

The fix is to generate a wikilink instead. There is some previous discussion at the English Wikipedia's Village Pump (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Village_pump_%28technical%29&diff=prev&oldid=223151295) as to what the generated syntax should be, which supports parsing [[Foo:Bar#Quux]] as [[Foo:Bar#Quux|Quux]]; alternately, the "trim everything you can" approach would render it as [[Foo:Bar#Quux|Bar]], which is consistent with the comma example above.
Comment 1 Chad H. 2009-07-13 18:40:42 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 645 ***
Comment 2 Chad H. 2009-07-13 18:41:30 UTC
Wrong dupe, sorry.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 845 ***

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