Last modified: 2007-01-28 03:15:49 UTC

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Bug 8801 - {{vandal}} and {{userlinks}}
{{vandal}} and {{userlinks}}
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Templates (Other open bugs)
PC Windows XP
: Low minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2007-01-28 02:51 UTC by Oz
Modified: 2007-01-28 03:15 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Oz 2007-01-28 02:51:33 UTC
When I tried to use the {{vandal}} template with user
Wwwyoutubecomwatchv=DaqenFwxe2I (see his contributions, etc. at,
this text in the edit screen:


became this on the preview screen:

Example User (talk · contribs · logs · block user · block log)

using {{userlinks|Wwwyoutubecomwatchv=DaqenFwxe2I}} produced the same result. 
Why does this username mess up the template?
Comment 1 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-01-28 03:15:49 UTC
This is not a bug with the MediaWiki software as such.  It's a feature of the template system that 
you can use named parameters, but unfortunately this is causing your difficulty.  Use this:


You can read up on the details at [[m:Help:Template]] and linked-to pages.

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