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Bug 5700 - HTML comment inside <ref> tag causes strange random text to appear
HTML comment inside <ref> tag causes strange random text to appear
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 5384
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Cite (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Windows XP
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?t...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-04-24 14:08 UTC by Phil Boswell
Modified: 2006-04-25 01:50 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Phil Boswell 2006-04-24 14:08:33 UTC
I am informed that this is because of "recursive parsing" whereby a random string is 
used as a placeholder which fails to match between two stages of parsing and is 
therefore not removed properly.

The DIFF provided is that of my workaround; the erroenous string can be seen here: 
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Harry_Potter_and_the_Order_of_the_Phoenix_%
28film%29&diff=prev&oldid=49843904#_note-5
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-04-25 01:50:32 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5384 ***

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