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Bug 3328 - Nogomatch parameter $1 returns extraneous introductory colon
Nogomatch parameter $1 returns extraneous introductory colon
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal trivial with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-09-01 03:21 UTC by Muke Tever
Modified: 2006-03-02 02:35 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Muke Tever 2005-09-01 03:21:46 UTC
When a failed go brings up the Mediawiki:Nogomatch 
message, the value of the query, $1, is prepended 
by a colon.  

Why is this here?  I thought it might be to 
indicate the main namespace, but even if another 
namespace is given in the go-search the colon is 
there.  This might make sense if for some reason 
someone wanted to transclude the pagename being 
searched for in this message with {{$1}} -- but 
that would be silly in a message telling you $1 
doesn't exist.

At any rate, is there any way to remove this, so 
$1 can be cleanly displayed to the user?  (I tried 
'$2' which was the former solution, but this only 
comes up blank.)
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-03-02 00:22:47 UTC
At the moment, it's because if someone's searching for an image or category
description page that doesn't exist, the software will attempt to render the
link inline.
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2006-03-02 02:35:39 UTC
It's not extraneous, so closing bug as INVALID.

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