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Bug 897 - Wiki link not displaying correctly if surrounded by <H1> </H1> tags
Wiki link not displaying correctly if surrounded by <H1> </H1> tags
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Lowest minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandbox
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2004-11-16 20:30 UTC by George Marselis
Modified: 2006-02-09 18:42 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description George Marselis 2004-11-16 20:30:28 UTC
I was playing around with the sandbox, so, i thought i'd add an "in soviet
russia" heading. and i did. here's the html text: 
<H1>[[Sandbox]] EDITS YOU!!!</H1> 
it's section 6 (currently) in the sandbox article page. Once saved, the wiki
link does not display correctly. it does, though in the test page
Comment 1 George Marselis 2004-11-16 20:32:24 UTC
excuse me, i meant /s/test/talk/ :) my apologies
Comment 2 Rowan Collins [IMSoP] 2004-11-16 20:54:02 UTC
1) you shouldn't use HTML when editing wiki-pages, you should use the equivalent
wiki syntax (in this case =Heading=)
2) first-level headings are rarely used anyway, because they're reserved for the
title of the page
3) you were editing the wrong page: "Sandbox" should be an article about the
term "sandbox"; you were looking for [[Wikipedia:Sandbox]]. (This threw me for a
while: I couldn't find your edits!)
4) the reason the link doesn't show up as a link, is because it is a
*self-reference*. Links from an article to itself are styled as bold, because
there is no genuine use for a self-link of this kind. This explains why it
worked "on the talk page" - there, "[[Sandbox]]" is not a self-reference; if you
tried "[[Talk:Sandbox]]", the same thing would happen.

Thank you for taking the trouble to submit this bug, and sorry for the
misunderstandings that caused you to go to the trouble.
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2004-11-16 21:10:25 UTC
While annoying, that should be perfectly valid -- and in fact it is.

The reason it didn't work in this case is that you gave a link to the 
page you were editing; self-links are special-cased to display as bold 
text and *not* be a link.

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