Last modified: 2005-10-23 19:56:31 UTC

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Bug 3657 - __END__ allows users to save empty revisions
__END__ allows users to save empty revisions
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:...
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Reported: 2005-10-09 04:29 UTC by Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
Modified: 2005-10-23 19:56 UTC (History)
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Description Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-10-09 04:29:01 UTC
adding the __END__ magic word to the end of wikitext and not adding anything
else and saving the page will insert a revision whos text is exactly the same as
the previos revision, a recent vandalbot might have used this to its atvantage
(see url).
Comment 1 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-10-23 19:56:31 UTC
Resolving as INVALID, it might be desierable to save an empty revision e.g. an
empty template.

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