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Bug 9580 - Bad cached math renderings need to be purged on Wikimedia sites
Bad cached math renderings need to be purged on Wikimedia sites
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 7367
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal minor with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: shell
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Reported: 2007-04-14 12:27 UTC by wiki_me
Modified: 2007-04-24 16:41 UTC (History)
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Description wiki_me 2007-04-14 12:27:12 UTC
The text "<math> g = 2 </math>" is rendered as "g=2-" on wikipedia pages. The
minus sign does not appear if the text is changed in any way at all i.e. a work
around would be to simply replace the text with "<math>g = 2</math>" which will
be rendered as "g=2".

Browser: Firefox 2.0.0.3
Comment 1 Raimond Spekking 2007-04-14 17:54:08 UTC
On what page do you have seen this? Tested under
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benutzer:Raymond/math and I cannot confirm. I
assume it's an old page and this bug a dupe of bug 7367
Comment 2 wiki_me 2007-04-14 21:45:50 UTC
I noticed the error first on this page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anomalous_magnetic_dipole_moment and have
subsequently got the same error on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sandbox

It only appears to happen on the English version of wikipedia. The minus sign
didn't appear for me on http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benutzer:Raymond/math or
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Spielwiese.
Comment 3 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-04-15 00:53:34 UTC
This looks to be bug 7367.  The affected images/rendering haven't been cleared,
it seems.  For now, to work around, use an equivalent expression to avoid the cache.
Comment 4 Brion Vibber 2007-04-24 16:11:24 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 7367 ***
Comment 5 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-04-24 16:41:01 UTC
The cached renderings still need to be cleared on Wikimedia servers, don't they?
 That appears to be a separate issue from bug 7367, which was a software issue.

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