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Bug 5731 - HTML entities in article titles not handled correctly
HTML entities in article titles not handled correctly
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 337
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
1.7.x
All All
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ 
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-04-27 04:38 UTC by Ruud Koot
Modified: 2006-04-27 17:27 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Ruud Koot 2006-04-27 04:38:36 UTC
MediaWiki does not handle article titles which contain or consist of an HTML
entity correctly. Take for example an article named " ". Instead of the
title being displayed as " " a real non-breaking space is displayed. A more
subtle bug involves viewing the deletion history of this article. If one clicks
on the "View or restore 2 deleted edits?" link at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/  you will be redirected to
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Undelete/%C2%A0 instead of
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Undelete/ . If you manually enter this
link the deleted versions are displayed but the deletion log is empty (this
artle has been deleted at least twice, however).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Undelete/> will show a deletion log but
not quite the right one.
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-04-27 09:38:35 UTC
Hallo!

It is quite tricky to find the deletion log:
1) Go to [[Special:Log/delete]] and type   and hit return
... No result will be shown.
2) Type   and hit return.
... You will see
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=delete&user=&page=%26amp%3Bnbsp%3B

http://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/%26nbsp%3B
http://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/%26bull%3B
http://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/%26middot%3B
show the rendering of selfrefering links.
see also
http://test.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=delete&user=&page=%26amp%3Bnbsp%3B

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2006-04-27 17:27:09 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 337 ***

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