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Bug 141 - "Self Links" page contains all stubs too
"Self Links" page contains all stubs too
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 133
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2004-08-16 06:05 UTC by Timwi
Modified: 2006-02-09 18:40 UTC (History)
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Description Timwi 2004-08-16 06:05:54 UTC
Originally submitted by Nobody/Anonymous - nobody  2004-07-12 00:06

If you go to the "Maintenance" special page and click
on "Pages with Self Links", you should get a list of
all page that contain a link to themselves, which they
should not.

When I tried some of these, I always ended up on a stub
article that had no other references to itself, other
than the "expanding it" part of the "This is a stub"

A few possible solutions:
- determine the list of self-references before
expansion of special codes like {{stub}}
- while expanding special codes, don't count their
- Don't count references with extra parameters like
- Remove the action=edit link from the {{stub}}
expansion and refer to the edit button on the top of
the page 

There was one exception: a page (100 Years Series) that
had  a  __NOTOC__  directive and a manual TOC with
links of the form: 
[[100 Years Series#100 Years...100 Movies|AFIs 100
Years...100 Movies]] 
These are actually links to named bookmarks in the page
and should be allowed too.
I attempted to fix this by changing them to 
[[#100 Years...100 Movies|AFIs 100 Years...100 Movies]]
to make it even more clear that it's a bookmark on the
same page but it still shows up (but the Self Links
page is probably cached for some time, I'll check again

I don't have an account on sourceforge (yet)
However, my login on metawiki, wikipedia, etc, is lvl

------------------------- Additional comments ------------------------
Date: 2004-08-16 08:05
Sender: SF user timwi

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Comment 1 Addicted 2004-08-16 13:36:20 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 133 ***

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