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Bug 9404 - LinkSearch: Remove restriction that full hostname be entered into search
LinkSearch: Remove restriction that full hostname be entered into search
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Windows XP
: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-03-23 21:20 UTC by Kris Klindworth
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
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Description Kris Klindworth 2007-03-23 21:20:45 UTC
Currently if the entire hostname of an external link is not entered in the search field of the 
LinkSearch extension then no results come back.

For example, this query for bugzilla.wikipedia.org[1] will return many links.  However if I searched for 
just bugzilla [2] then I would get no results.  Would it be possible to enhance the extension to enable 
searching for substrings like in this [2] example?  

[1] http://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ALinksearch&target=bugzilla.wikipedia.org
[2] http://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ALinksearch&target=bugzilla
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2007-03-26 13:40:36 UTC
Too inefficient for DB.

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