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Bug 18913 - Widgets that use 'validate' modifier break the site on PHP < 5.2.0
Widgets that use 'validate' modifier break the site on PHP < 5.2.0
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Widgets (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Sergey Chernyshev
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Reported: 2009-05-25 17:16 UTC by Sergey Chernyshev
Modified: 2014-10-24 14:47 UTC (History)
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Description Sergey Chernyshev 2009-05-25 17:16:15 UTC
When 'validate' modifier (http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Widgets#Validate_modifier) is used on widget parameters, sites that use PHP version < 5.2.0 break because filter extension is not available: http://us.php.net/manual/en/filter.installation.php

Proper solution is to upgrade PHP, but code should be modified to display an error in place of a widget.
Comment 1 Andre Klapper 2014-10-24 11:52:58 UTC
The oldest MediaWiki version currently supported is 1.19 and that requires PHP 5.2.3, hence closing this ticket as obsolete.
Comment 2 Sergey Chernyshev 2014-10-24 14:47:37 UTC
Waiting 5 years works pretty well - if nobody is crazy about it, means it doesn't need to be fixed ;)

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