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Bug 8182 - Special:Search/something should not act like "Go" button
Special:Search/something should not act like "Go" button
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Search (Other open bugs)
1.21.x
All All
: Normal normal with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-12-07 16:37 UTC by Timwi
Modified: 2014-05-01 15:29 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Timwi 2006-12-07 16:37:24 UTC
Currently, calling this URL:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search/Sjo

takes you to [[SJO]], which in turn is a redirect to [[Juan Santamaría
International Airport]].

I think [[Special:Search/Something]] should always bring up a page of search
results.
Comment 1 Chad H. 2009-07-31 17:36:52 UTC
CCing rainman on this.
Comment 2 Chad H. 2014-04-22 07:26:56 UTC
I would very much like to do this. I *hate* the Special:Search/Foo auto-redirection behavior.
Comment 3 Derk-Jan Hartman 2014-04-22 07:47:11 UTC
I think this is a good idea. I recently had to fix a few URLs to append the param for full search, which I think is a tad counter intuitive.
Comment 4 Gerrit Notification Bot 2014-04-22 08:03:09 UTC
Change 127879 had a related patch set uploaded by Chad:
Remove "Go" behavior from Special:Search

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/127879
Comment 5 Gerrit Notification Bot 2014-04-30 17:41:10 UTC
Change 127879 abandoned by Chad:
Remove "Go" behavior from Special:Search

Reason:
This needs an RFC and more careful thought.

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/127879

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