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Bug 22291 - When wiki link is switched to external, users need to be informed via status change
When wiki link is switched to external, users need to be informed via status ...
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
WikiEditor (Other open bugs)
All All
: Low enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
Blocks: 36111
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Reported: 2010-01-27 22:36 UTC by Naoko Komura
Modified: 2013-04-07 21:00 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

See Also:
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---

Link dialogue - Step 1 (22.51 KB, image/png)
2010-01-27 22:36 UTC, Naoko Komura
Link dialogue - Step 2 (18.57 KB, image/png)
2010-01-27 22:37 UTC, Naoko Komura

Description Naoko Komura 2010-01-27 22:36:30 UTC
Created attachment 7035 [details]
Link dialogue - Step 1

Version r61605

Steps to reproduce:

1) Click link dialogue 
2) Start typing a sample wikipedia article name
3) Select an suggested article
4) Switch the radio button from wiki to external web page

1) Link status does not change
2) Adds http:// and insert into an article
3) The link destination is different from initial intention

Proposed solution:
Not sure what would be a good way to warn a user, but at least we need to inform a user that the link now takes him/her to unintended URL.
Comment 1 Naoko Komura 2010-01-27 22:37:06 UTC
Created attachment 7036 [details]
Link dialogue - Step 2
Comment 2 Adam Miller 2010-01-27 22:42:45 UTC
Trevor asked me to fix this yesterday by updating the status to say "External Link" when the switch is made by clicking on the radio button. I'll work on this fix now.
Comment 3 Bugmeister Bot 2011-08-19 19:12:47 UTC
Unassigning default assignments.
Comment 4 Andre Klapper 2013-04-07 21:00:33 UTC
Still valid on test2.

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