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Bug 3925 - Add pnm:// to the list of recognised URL resource prefixes on English Wikipedia
Add pnm:// to the list of recognised URL resource prefixes on English Wikipedia
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-11-11 18:04 UTC by David E. Siegel
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:04 UTC (History)
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Description David E. Siegel 2005-11-11 18:04:45 UTC
(I am copying this from the en.wikipedia general complaints page at 
udio_links_to_work_in_Wikipedia>. It seems like a reasonable request to me. -
Normally, if you put a URL: resource address in [brackets] the wiki server 
side process will properly format a buried link for the browser. However, 
there are many more URL: resource addresses than just those that begin 
with "http:". For example, the wiki server side process does not properly 
format the following [pnm://
600111/0676330_0104_07_0002.ra URL: resource], as you can see. If you paste 
the URL: resource address


into your browser address window, you will see from the browser reaction how 
the wiki server side process should format that pnm: URL: resource address 
as a link in the above examples. Could you please add pnm: to the table of 
allowed external URL: resource prefixes, such as http:, https:, ftp:, etc.? 
Thank you. ---Rednblu 20:17, 29 Aug 2004 (UTC)
Comment 1 Rob Church 2005-11-11 19:32:59 UTC
Tweaking summary and reclassifying as a configuration issue.
Comment 2 Daniel Kinzler 2005-11-11 20:00:02 UTC
he's asking for this to be added to the config of the en wikipedia, i guess.
Without strong support from the community, this is probably not likely to be
done, however. I see nothing but the request on the WP, no discussion, no comments.
Comment 3 David E. Siegel 2005-11-11 23:12:44 UTC
I found this on the General Complaints page, in the course of archiving 
sections of that page. it seemed like a reasopnable idea to me, so i posted 
it to the Village pump and created a bugzilla entry for it, so that anyoen 
favoring it could point to the same entry. I am not sure at what level such 
a feature would best be implemented. There may be followup discussion on 
the pump, one way or the other. 

Comment 4 Rob Church 2005-11-14 10:30:46 UTC
Give us a permalink to the diff or version of the page with discussion on it,
please, for reference.
Comment 5 David E. Siegel 2006-01-17 21:10:56 UTC
See This page link: <
work_in_Wikipedia> and this edit link <
Comment 6 Brion Vibber 2006-02-22 21:02:33 UTC
For something nonstandard I would generally recommend using an http: or https: link to a web 
page hosting the resource (which pretty much always exists for such things). Not only is the 
web page more likely to have a stable URL, but it'll likely provide links to the required 
supporting software.

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