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Bug 5081 - First template argument blank -> non-parsing
First template argument blank -> non-parsing
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Templates (Other open bugs)
unspecified
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2006-02-25 12:07 UTC by Joel Nothman
Modified: 2006-02-26 02:28 UTC (History)
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Description Joel Nothman 2006-02-25 12:07:19 UTC
A recent change to MediaWiki seems to have caused a problem where the first argument to a template was 
left blank. I am failing to duplicate this with other examples (so can't really determine this properly), 
but a template with a commonly-blank first argument is [[Template:Bibleverse]]. Until now, its first 
argument is a bible book number, which most don't have, so {{bibleverse||Psalms|23:2|}} would've been 
valid usage. It used to show an external link labelled "Psalms 23:2". Now, although the template has not 
been changed, it shows as if the code produced by inserting the template has not been processed by 
mediawiki. That is, it shows as [http://php.ug.cs.usyd.edu.au/~jnot4610/bibref.php?book=%
20Psalms&verse=23:2&src= Psalms 23:2] rather than just a link. See for instance [http://en.wikipedia.org/
w/index.php?title=Ten_Commandments&oldid=40883747].

Because changing this to {{bibleverse|Psalms||23:2|}} does not change the result of the template, this is 
how the bug has been worked around on affected pages, but this is template-specific.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-02-26 02:28:47 UTC
This was broken on February 22, apparently due to a misinterpretation of what one 
of our parser tests meant. I've reverted the bogus "fix".

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