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Bug 872 - feature request: preview for signatures
feature request: preview for signatures
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User preferences (Other open bugs)
1.4.x
All All
: Lowest enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:G...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2004-11-13 02:00 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2004-11-13 02:00:22 UTC
I experienced myself, that signatures will be generated 
differently then I taught.

It would be "nice to have" a preciew already during making the 
preference setup.

See more details at:
http://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Gangleri/tests/signatures
and
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Gangleri/tests/signatures

Regards Reinhardt
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2004-11-16 22:17:24 UTC
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/User:Gangleri/tests#Your_nickname_.28for_signatu
res.29: provides more examples.

Just to know:

"|]]" is used to "escape" the "first" prefix.
There is the question what happens
a) if there is no first prefix as for [[foo|]], [[foo||]], [[foo|||]], ... 
and [[foo| ]], [[foo|| ]], ... (the last "clean links", see [[meta:Clean 
linking]]).
b) if more then one prefix should be escaped [[wiktionary:en:Main Page||]], 
[[wiktionary:en:Main Page|||]], ... (could probably be equivalent to 
[[wiktionary:en:Main Page|Main Page]]).
Comment 2 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2004-11-19 10:41:21 UTC
I realy have much time to think about thinks which make not much sense. But they show 
m*l*icious usage of sigs and may point to s*c*rity issues.

At http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/User:Gangleri/tests#endless_posibilities a category and 
template was used in a sig.

Inclusion of now*k* in sigs seems to be problematical as well because a different behaviour 
as mentioned at bug 885 is experienced. With this knowledge v*nd*l*sm is just a matter of 
opening a page, four keystrokes and saving.

Please let me know if such issues should be reported here or not.

Regards Reinhardt
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2004-11-19 11:44:42 UTC
Is it that hard to hit ~~~~ in the sandbox and hit 
preview? Re: comment #1: there's nothing you 
can do in a nick signature that you can't type 
manually.

Closing as WONTFIX.

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