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Bug 6974 - The dynamic dates feature can incorrectly mangle lists of dates
The dynamic dates feature can incorrectly mangle lists of dates
Status: RESOLVED WORKSFORME
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Linux
: Low normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Blc...
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-08-10 22:25 UTC by Steven Barker
Modified: 2011-07-12 03:51 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Steven Barker 2006-08-10 22:25:16 UTC
When a wiki article has a list of (linked) dates, the dynamic dates feature may
parse the dates incorrectly, resulting in confusing output.  The URL I provided
above demonstrates the issue (the list is borrowed from an old version of
[[en:Old Style and New Style dates]]).  The problem seems to stem from the
parser preferring to match "[[YYYY]], [DD MMMM]]" over "[[DD MMMM]], [[YYYY]]".
Comment 1 Dan Collins 2011-07-12 03:51:01 UTC
This appears to work now, see http://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bug_6974

Dynamic dates must be disabled on enwp, I couldn't get them to change at all on your example. However, all formats appear to work correctly for the copy on testwiki. Closing worksforme.

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