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Bug 5064 - {{localurl}} used within a link fails to correctly escape the ampersand character
{{localurl}} used within a link fails to correctly escape the ampersand chara...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 4781
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
1.6.x
PC Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedi...
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-02-22 15:27 UTC by Cesar Eduardo Barros
Modified: 2006-02-22 19:44 UTC (History)
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Description Cesar Eduardo Barros 2006-02-22 15:27:51 UTC
When using {{SERVER}}{{localurl:{{NAMESPACE}}:{{PAGENAME}}|action=edit}} as a
link, and the page name contains an ampersand, the generated link does not
escape the ampersand in the page title.

Testcases:

{{localurl:&|action=edit}} gives the expected output of
"/w/index.php?title=%26&action=edit"

{{SERVER}}{{localurl:&|action=edit}} is automatically converted into a
hyperlink (because of the leading http:// generated by {{SERVER}}) and gives the
incorrect output of "http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=&&action=edit"
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-02-22 19:44:44 UTC
This has nothing whatsoever to do with {{localurl}}.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4781 ***

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