Last modified: 2006-04-29 21:21:41 UTC

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Bug 5675 - Wikipedia search for existing web page fails
Wikipedia search for existing web page fails
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
PC Windows XP
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-04-21 15:03 UTC by Stephen L. Black
Modified: 2006-04-29 21:21 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Stephen L. Black 2006-04-21 15:03:43 UTC
When I search for the notorious Christopher Jon Bjerknes on Wikipedia using
Firefox, it doesn't find the page. However, I can get to the page from
the link provided on the Mileva Maric page. When I instead use Internet
Explorer, the search succeeds. Other than that, my Firefox displays Wikipedia
just fine.  It seems that Firefox dislikes Mr. Bjerknes as much as I do. But I
think it's probably just a bug.
Comment 1 Antoine "hashar" Musso (WMF) 2006-04-28 17:28:55 UTC
Cant find it using the search button on although a direct hit
works. Might be a problem with the lucene search engine (maybe the search index
need an update ?).
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2006-04-29 21:21:41 UTC
This is just the index age.

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