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Bug 324 - Diff shows unchanged paragraph as new version of deleted one
Diff shows unchanged paragraph as new version of deleted one
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
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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 03:21 UTC by Timwi
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Timwi 2004-09-03 03:21:35 UTC
BUG MIGRATED FROM SOURCEFORGE
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=906767&group_id=34373&atid=411192
Originally submitted by Pseudonymous user Jerzy at Wiki (jerzyatwp)  2004-02-29 05:38


On 
  http://en.wikipedia.org/w/wiki.phtml?
title=Wikipedia:Cleanup&dummy=1&diff=2565859&oldid=25
52632 
where texts starting lines 712 and 737 respectively are 
compared, 4 paragraphs of 3 to 14 words each were 
deleted, but the first, reading
  [[Organizational theory]] - needs spell checking, 
paragraphs 
is shown as being changed to the text of the 1st non-
deleted one following those 4, which reads
  [[Wen Tianxiang]] unwikified
(The other 3 deleted 'graphs are accurately shown as 
deleted.)

This diffs output does not misdescribe the contents of 
the texts, and i know this is an expensive task to do to 
the satisfaction of wet-ware. But i have the impression 
WP usually does it much better than this one, so 
possibly this exercises a bug that makes the algorithm 
give up a little early at trying to match the Wen 
Tianxiang graf in the two versions.

Thanks for your attention, and all the development 
effort.
Comment 1 Timwi 2004-09-03 21:39:23 UTC
This happens rarely, and is not a problem to anyone.

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