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Bug 3008 - $wgWhitelistRead doesn't work with special characters
$wgWhitelistRead doesn't work with special characters
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
PC All
: Normal minor with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-08-02 02:48 UTC by Jan Eglinger
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:37 UTC (History)
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Description Jan Eglinger 2005-08-02 02:48:46 UTC
I've installed MediaWiki 1.5beta4 on PHP 4.3.10 (cgi).

Setting the reading permissions through $wgWhitelistRead in LocalSettings.php
seems not to accept special characters:

not working:
"My_Namespace:Page", "My Namespace:Über uns", "My Namespace:%C3%9Cber uns"

"My Namespace:Page", "My Namespace:Uber uns"

How do I have to encode special characters in $wgWhitelistRead in order to get
this working?
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-08-02 09:43:27 UTC
You need to save the file in UTF-8 encoding.

(Be sure not to include a BOM character on the file, which some buggy editors will add by default. This 
can cause failures in some HTTP or XML output modes.)

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