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Bug 2847 - Replace variables in "default" parameter
Replace variables in "default" parameter
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
InputBox (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-07-13 18:14 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2007-08-19 21:26 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-07-13 18:14:03 UTC
splitted requests from bug 2805 "<inputbox> should allow to set predefined titles"
bug 2805 comment 0
> a) However it might be usefull to provide the ability to *insert predefined
> titles* (for the articles to be created. Each wiki could decide (on each
> occurence)
where no requirement about *flexible predefined titles* (trough templates) was made.

This (actual) limitation is documented at

are some tests regaring this limitation.

default=Wikiştiri:{{creează articol/truc}}
default=Wikiştiri:{{SUBST:creează articol/truc}}

*If* the actual software design would permit to use variables (and as a maximal
requirement templates) many conflicts due to already existing titles could be

This requirement somehow relates
- to what is called *actual title* at bug 1575 comment 4
- to what is called *legal article title* at bug 2797 comment 1

Best regards Reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-06-25 02:17:44 UTC
Let me clear this up. The request is to have variables replaced in the "default"
parameter before using it to fill in the default title?
Comment 2 Judson (enwiki:cohesion) 2006-08-13 06:07:26 UTC
I think so, I would use this as well, for making date based pages also.
Comment 3 Judson (enwiki:cohesion) 2006-08-13 06:44:52 UTC
Actually, it's easier to just not use inputbox for this, and just encode the
variables all in a url.
Comment 4 Rob Church 2007-08-19 21:26:57 UTC
This was done in r24580.

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