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Bug 8199 - Bug when using colon in ParserFunction #ifeq:
Bug when using colon in ParserFunction #ifeq:
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 12974
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
ParserFunctions (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-12-09 14:51 UTC by Mark Clements (HappyDog)
Modified: 2009-05-13 18:53 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Mark Clements (HappyDog) 2006-12-09 14:51:35 UTC
If I use the following parser code in a category sub-page, e.g.
Category:Test/subpage:

 <nowiki>[[{{#ifeq: {{NAMESPACE}} | Category
|:}}{{NAMESPACE}}:{{BASEPAGENAME}}]]</nowiki>

I would expect a link back to the root page (Category:Test):

 [[:Category:Test]] (wiki code: <nowiki>[[:Category:Test]]</nowiki>)

Instead I get:
 [[

    Category:Help]] 

Which, in wiki code is : 

 [[
 :Category:Help]] 

In other words, a newline seems to be inserted before the colon, causing it to
be treated as a blockquote.

This may also affect the other functions, and other symbols, e.g. *.


NB - There doesn't seem to be a ParserFunctions component, so I've put this in
General/Unknown.
Comment 1 Mark Clements (HappyDog) 2006-12-09 14:52:40 UTC
PS - Sorry about the <nowiki>'s in the above comment - didn't know how it would
parse.
Comment 2 Mark Clements (HappyDog) 2006-12-09 14:55:06 UTC
Also discussed (with slightly more correct examples) at
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:ParserFunctions#Bug_when_using_colon_in_.23ifeq:
Comment 3 Chris Sherlock 2007-02-08 06:03:59 UTC
Even easier way of repro-ing this. Type in:

;Text:more text
Comment 4 Jelte (WebBoy) 2008-08-11 19:48:59 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 10687 ***
Comment 5 Splarka 2009-05-13 18:53:45 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 12974 ***

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