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Bug 2599 - Articles listed on Orphaned pages which are not orphans
Articles listed on Orphaned pages which are not orphans
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-06-29 01:56 UTC by Amgine
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Amgine 2005-06-29 01:56:08 UTC
On Wikinews under 1.5beta1, some articles which are clearly linked from other
pages are found on the Special:Lonelypages.

Example is [[Voyager 1 enters heliosheath at edge of solar system]], which is
linked from a user's page and is also on the archive page
[[Wikinews:2005/May/24]]. This may also indicate a larger bug, as
Comment 1 Amgine 2005-06-29 01:57:58 UTC
does not indicate all links to the article.
Comment 2 Zhen Lin 2005-06-30 11:50:57 UTC
I quote from the top of Special:Lonelypages: "The following data is cached and
may not be completely up to date."

The latter issue may indicate that the links table is no longer current and
needs refreshing.
Comment 3 Zigger 2005-06-30 20:15:11 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> does not indicate all links to the article.

Reported at bug 340.
Comment 4 Zigger 2005-06-30 20:17:40 UTC
Perhaps the strike-out approach from bug 2630 fix could also be done for
Special:Lonelypages ?
Comment 5 Rob Church 2006-04-04 10:15:58 UTC
Comment #2 sums it up.

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