Last modified: 2014-03-10 13:57:40 UTC
I went to Omegawiki and searched for "ear"
When I got to that page (after the diambiguation page), the heading read:
instead of DefinedMeaning:ear
All of the definitions and synonyms/translations were for "ear".
There's a screen capture of what I saw here:
This duplicated behavior I experienced earlier today. In that instance, I first
searched for and edited the "mouth" page, then searched for and edited the
"nose" page. However, when I was on the page with the "mouth" definitions, it
had a different heading, and when I was on the page with the "nose" definitions,
the heading was
This took place this morning. The log says the time was 13:24.
This morning I was using Firefox 18.104.22.168. This evening, I was using IE ver 7.0
(7.0.5730.11.xpsp_sp2_gdr.061219-0316CO), on Win XP SP2.
Hm-m. It seems like a bug to me, and I don't see reference to it here. But a
note at Omegawiki indicates this is known behavior, so I guess this is a false
The id of the DM for "ear" with definition "The organ of hearing, consisting of the pinna, auditory canal, eardrum, malleus, incus, stapes and cochlea." is "who (5510)". I can see how this is confusing, but it is not a bug. DM ids cannot be renamed.
Reopening since this annoying and confusing "feature" should imho dissapear.
Actually, when linking to "Definition:something_(numeric-id)", the "something" part is required but irrelevant, and can even be empty. What appears on the final page, is also pretty irrelevant. It reflects a piece of edit history.
So, we should find page titles better suited for human consumption on the long run.