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Bug 333 - When wiki locked, unwatching page gives misleading message
When wiki locked, unwatching page gives misleading message
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2004-09-03 03:23 UTC by Timwi
Modified: 2004-09-03 22:10 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Timwi 2004-09-03 03:23:11 UTC
Originally submitted by Nobody/Anonymous - nobody  2003-12-03 07:05

Submitted by [[en:User:Pakaran]], feel free to contact
me with username nrussell and domain buffal0.3du, with
the obvious few changes.  

When the wiki is read-only, like it is now, and you try
to unwatch a page, it gives a message "the source of
this page is below..." but there is no source shown. 
This is a cosmetic bug, and source is still available
with the edit this page link.  

Example, from Wikipedia:Votes for Deletion, pasted in
without markup, also note that it says return to main
page - not to vfd:

Database locked

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The database is currently locked to new entries and
other modifications, probably for routine database
maintenance, after which it will be back to normal. The
administrator who locked it offered this explanation:

Wikipedia is locked in read-only mode while the
databases are transferred to the new server and the
link tables are rebuilt; this may take a few hours,
sorry. This would not have been possible without your
generous donations!

Below is the source of the page you were trying to
edit. If you can't get enough of wiki goodness, you can
also visit us on IRC - #wikipedia on

Return to Main Page.
Comment 1 Timwi 2004-09-03 22:10:56 UTC
It seems that the sentence you are referring to was part of the "explanation"
"offered" by the "administrator who locked it".

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