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Bug 6334 - Smart handling for page requests for [[articles]] and {{templates}}
Smart handling for page requests for [[articles]] and {{templates}}
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Search (Other open bugs)
1.21.x
All All
: Low enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2006-06-16 21:48 UTC by Steve Bennett
Modified: 2013-10-16 14:18 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Steve Bennett 2006-06-16 21:48:05 UTC
It would be nice if, when the user searches for (with Go button) an [[article]]
or a {{template}}, the interface handled them specially. To wit:

[[Article]] -> as if the user had requested Article
{{Template1}} -> as if the user had requested Template:Template1

Just a little convenience. I'm talking about the Go box in the Monobook skin.
Comment 1 Platonides 2006-06-22 12:48:07 UTC
I'd add this query to the URL behaviour:  /wiki/[[article]]  and 
/wiki/{{Template1}} They'd redirect instead of going to [[Bad title]] (they're
forbidden characters in article names:
[[w:Wikipedia:Naming_conventions_%28technical_restrictions%29#Characters_not_allowed_at_all_in_page_titles]])
Comment 2 Rob Church 2006-06-22 15:01:19 UTC
No, the request is quite clear. When the user shoves "{{foo}}" in the search box
and hits Go, the thing should be transformed to Template:Foo and looked for.
Comment 3 Platonides 2006-06-22 16:28:46 UTC
Yes, *he* asks for it on the Go search. *I* ask such behaviour for URLs too.
Comment 4 Brion Vibber 2006-06-22 17:49:59 UTC
You will not receive your request. He may.
Comment 5 Steve Bennett 2006-06-22 21:15:51 UTC
:)
Comment 6 Bartosz Dziewoński 2013-03-19 18:06:28 UTC
So it's been seven years. Nothing happened.

Do we still want it? Because I'm inclined to close it as WONTFIX.

(Also changing component.)
Comment 7 Bartosz Dziewoński 2013-10-16 14:18:01 UTC
WONTFIXing per above.

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