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Bug 60444 - # [[User:{{subst:REVISIONUSER}}|]] converts to different result than # [[User:<username>|]] for user name starting with "**"
# [[User:{{subst:REVISIONUSER}}|]] converts to different result than # [[User...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 12974
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: Unprioritized normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2014-01-26 15:53 UTC by Rainer Rillke @commons.wikimedia
Modified: 2014-01-26 15:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Rainer Rillke @commons.wikimedia 2014-01-26 15:53:39 UTC
Steps to reproduce:
* Log in as User:**Romina**
* On an editable page, add
# [[User:{{subst:REVISIONUSER}}|]]
  and save that page. Result (obviously wrong):
# [[User:

Expected behaviour/ comparison:
* On an editable page, add
# [[User:**Romina**|]]
  and save that page. Result (correct):
# [[User:**Romina**|**Romina**]]

Where can the issue be reproduced?
- In production/WMF. Example:,_2007%29.jpg&diff=prev&oldid=114757454
- With MW 1.23alpha
Comment 1 Bartosz Dziewoński 2014-01-26 15:57:59 UTC
This is the same thing as bug 12974. Good luck getting this behavior changed.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 12974 ***

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