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Bug 8052 - redirect sometimes triggers wrong auto-summary
redirect sometimes triggers wrong auto-summary
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 7819
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Redirects (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-11-27 12:12 UTC by Charlotte Webb
Modified: 2010-11-08 11:52 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Charlotte Webb 2006-11-27 12:12:09 UTC
see diff, should have given an auto-summary of "redirecting to Aberdeen Gardens,
Washington" or something similar instead of "creating new page with..."

Comment 1 Rotem Liss 2006-11-27 13:22:07 UTC
The reason for that is the use of {{subst:PAGENAME}} in the redirection. There
are two possibilities to fix that:
* Parse {{subst:}} and so before generating the automatic summary (in
Article::doEdit) - possible. The code says that the pre save transform (in
Article::preSaveTransform) is executed immediately after generating the
automatic summary, so it's possible to swap them and do the pre save transform
* Parse {{subst:}} when creating the automatic summary (in
Article::getRedirectAutosummary or, more likely, in Title::newFromRedirect) - I
don't think it should be done.
Comment 2 Alexandre Emsenhuber [IAlex] 2010-11-08 11:52:01 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 7819 ***

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