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Bug 7435 - Pages with invalid external links syntax shouldn't be saved
Pages with invalid external links syntax shouldn't be saved
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Lowest enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?t...
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: 7440 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-09-29 14:34 UTC by Max Semenik
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:06 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Max Semenik 2006-09-29 14:34:25 UTC
Recent problems with zombie spambots adding links to a throwaway redirect domains are getting more 
and more serious. Stupid edits like

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=GB&diff=prev&oldid=78391357

can be easily avoided by disallowing to save pages with non-MediaWiki link syntax such as <a 
href="blahblah", [url=foobar] and [url]someurl[/url]. This will help to decrease the number of sites 
that require blacklisting and stop most general spambots preemptively.
Comment 1 Jimmy Collins 2006-09-29 18:29:09 UTC
*** Bug 7440 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 administrator 2006-11-13 22:23:14 UTC
Created attachment 2695


hi
Comment 3 administrator 2006-11-13 22:26:42 UTC
Comment on attachment 2695


naseejh
Comment 4 administrator 2006-11-13 22:27:54 UTC
Created attachment 2696
Comment 5 admin 2006-11-14 01:15:14 UTC
Created attachment 2701


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