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Bug 4601 - Exact search for titles using php meta / escape characters
Exact search for titles using php meta / escape characters
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Search (Other open bugs)
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: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-01-13 20:01 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:04 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-01-13 20:01:59 UTC

This bug relates to titles mentioned at
Bug 4598: Order of title recognition and bold / italic rendering should be reversed

Exact search for *G''t* etc. should be possible regardles how google search works.

The actual results return false positives. The bug's url should identify / find
[[de:user:Gangleri/tests/G''t]] as soon as search indexes are updated.

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-01-13 20:19:20 UTC
more test cases are available at
Comment 2 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-01-29 22:35:50 UTC

search *excluding* the "Talk" namespace

shows *more* results (Ergebnisse 1–20 von 88)
then search *including* the "Talk" namespace
(Ergebnisse 1–20 von 56)

How does this bug relate to
Bug 1036: Search doesn't handle special characters correctly
marked as FIXED

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2009-07-19 23:11:01 UTC
This isn't something that can be done very efficiently, and is at best a niche issue. Toolserver tools should be able to take care of this adequately for now.

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