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Bug 6451 - Filename extensions of uploaded files
Filename extensions of uploaded files
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 4421
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2006-06-26 17:23 UTC by とある白い猫
Modified: 2006-06-26 22:30 UTC (History)
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Description とある白い猫 2006-06-26 17:23:29 UTC
I feel it would be logical and prudent for any person uploading to to give it a
uneque description. 

Multiple files with identical filenames with identical extensions are
problematic (example: Example.png and Example.pNg). Mediawiki currently allows
the upload of files with identical filenames and extension with only diference
being case diference. 

I see no use of having Example.png and its diferent variants (case diferences)
aside from inflicting confusion. I was also informed that there had been issues
of Wikia logos being the wrong case.

There is the matter of existing images requiring a rename... but that can be
dealt with later. Firtly we should prevent any newer images with wierd cases.
Comment 1 Marco 2006-06-26 17:24:35 UTC
We got *tons* of images with .PNG or .JPG; eventually a script could clean up
'em all.
Comment 2 Michal Zlatkovsky 2006-06-26 17:33:13 UTC
I support this idea. I'd prefer having all the image names in lowercase, but
even partial solution like preventing uppercase filename extensions would be good.
Comment 3 Rob Church 2006-06-26 22:30:06 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4421 ***

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