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Bug 3939 - Redirects to meta don't work properly
Redirects to meta don't work properly
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Redirects (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-11-12 13:17 UTC by p_simoons
Modified: 2005-11-16 09:30 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description p_simoons 2005-11-12 13:17:42 UTC
[[Wikipedia:Censorship]] redirects to [[m:Censorship]].

However, when going to Wikipedia:Censorship, I end up at a page named
"m:Censorship" that contains the encyclopedia article "Censorship" from
articlespace, and when clicking on the edit link I end up editing the
corresponding page on meta.
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-11-12 15:19:41 UTC

and ask the contributors why they made the redirect there.

As far as I know meta is the only interwiki prefix which
a) is allowed as a second chained interwiki prefix
see / find [[hi:m:user:Gangleri]] at [[wiktionary:yi:user:Gangleri]]
b) can be used as a redirect

If you do not agree with this you may open a new bug report.

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2005-11-16 09:08:35 UTC
Tracking this down, probably a bug in the new parser cache use for redirects.
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2005-11-16 09:30:06 UTC
Actually a somewhat older change it looks like. Fixed; now shows the ugly 
redirect marker with a link to the proper page.

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