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Bug 6805 - Discussion page for Tuebingen article offers to create the article
Discussion page for Tuebingen article offers to create the article
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Language setup (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Windows XP
: Normal minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%C3%BCb...
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Reported: 2006-07-24 16:19 UTC by Matt Stillerman
Modified: 2006-07-24 18:59 UTC (History)
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Description Matt Stillerman 2006-07-24 16:19:02 UTC
I viewed the article on Tuebingen.  The title of the article is "Tubingen" with
an umlaut on the "u".  When I clicked on the "Discussion" tab, I got a page that
claimed that an article with that name does not exist -- would I like to create
it?  Yet clearly, the article does exist.

I don't know what is wrong here, but I suspect that it is the umlaut in the
title that has confused things.

By the way, if you just type "Tubingen" in the search box of the main page, you
get a different URL:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubingen   but the content
appears identical to the one listed above.  If you click on the discussion tab,
you get to this URL: 
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:T%C3%BCbingen&action=edit
where you can see that Tubingen is spelled with an umlaut C3.  At this point,
clicking on the "article" tab takes you to the URL with C3 listed above.
Comment 1 bdk 2006-07-24 16:22:11 UTC
Tubingen is a redirect to Tübingen
T%C3%BCbingen is the umlaut URL encoding for Tübingen

everything's ok
Comment 2 Matt Stillerman 2006-07-24 16:28:01 UTC
I am aware that it is a redirect.  My original point still holds:  there is no
way to access a discussion page for that article!
Comment 3 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-07-24 18:59:54 UTC
Certainly there is.  The discussion page for [[Tubingen]] is at
[[Talk:Tubingen]] and does not exist; the discussion page for [[Tübingen]] is at
[[Talk:Tübingen]] and also does not exist.  The articles exist, their discussion
pages do not.

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