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Bug 308 - ">"-token in URL-tail parsed wrongly
">"-token in URL-tail parsed wrongly
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 289
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2004-09-03 03:18 UTC by Timwi
Modified: 2004-09-03 19:41 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Timwi 2004-09-03 03:18:40 UTC
BUG MIGRATED FROM SOURCEFORGE
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=957818&group_id=34373&atid=411192
Originally submitted by Roger Persson (rogper)  2004-05-21 07:00


Of a coincident I noticed that greater-than (>) char in URLs is 
rendered wrongly IF it occures as last character in URL.

Example:
Check this extra semicolon http://sample.link/<hello> in the 
end
Check this  http://sample.link/<hello&gt strange thing

Result:
http://sample.link/<hello>;
http://sample.link/<hello>

------------------------- Additional comments ------------------------
Date: 2004-05-28 09:35
Sender: SF user vibber

The HTML output is:
http://
sample.link/&lt;hello&gt;;

It looks like the HTML stripping is being done before external
links, so
the  have become "&lt;" and "&gt;". Semicolons are
actually
legal in links; the _final_ punctuation (not followed by linkable
chars) is
stripped, but the bits in the middle are considered fair game
for
belonging to a link so it extends up to the "&gt" but not
including
the final ";" (or the other ";" that follows, which
is extraneous).

Correct behavior would be to have the link cover
"http://sample.link/",
then cut off at the <. This will require parsing for external
links before
stripping HTML; perhaps another placeholder step would be useful
here (might also help the longstanding URL-within-URL bug).

Bug is present in both 1.2 and current 1.3.
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Date: 2004-09-03 05:07
Sender: SF user timwi

This bug has been migrated to MediaZilla:
http://bugzilla.wikipedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=289
Please leave additional comments or attachments there.
Comment 1 Timwi 2004-09-03 19:41:12 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 289 ***

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