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Bug 77 - semicolon-colon wikitext syntax requires extra space now
semicolon-colon wikitext syntax requires extra space now
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: need-parsertest, parser
: 91 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
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Reported: 2004-08-16 05:59 UTC by Timwi
Modified: 2010-05-15 14:36 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Timwi 2004-08-16 05:59:12 UTC
Originally submitted by Piotr Matuszewski (matusz)  2004-06-02 22:03

wikitext syntax for dt/dd is broken now, as it needs a
space before colon to be recognized


;raniuszka: a small forest bird

is parsed as

<dt>raniuszka: a small forest bird</dt>

instead of

<dt>raniuszka</dt><dd>a small forest bird</dt>

;raniuszka :a small forest bird

is parsed correctly

see history for [[pl:%C5%9Awistunka_le%C5%9Bna]]

especially compare current version to

------------------------- Additional comments ------------------------
Date: 2004-06-02 23:14
Sender: SF user morven

I've witnessed this too.  Another change is that the 
stylesheets now make the text within the 's bold while 
before it wasn't.
Comment 1 Rowan Collins [IMSoP] 2004-08-16 23:23:05 UTC
*** Bug 91 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 SJ 2004-08-18 21:58:26 UTC
(In reply to comment #0)
> wikitext syntax for dt/dd is broken now, as it needs a
> space before colon to be recognized

This has been driving me crazy.  I didn't realize that inserting a space fixed
this; thank you.  I've been doing dt/dd markup by hand for months.  
Comment 3 Wil Mahan 2004-09-27 04:51:16 UTC
Fixed in HEAD (Parser.php revision 1.311).
Comment 4 JeLuF 2004-09-27 04:59:02 UTC
The patch breaks on this:

;[ Google]:Number one search engine
Comment 5 JeLuF 2005-01-01 13:34:21 UTC
Tested in 1.4.
Seems to be solved.

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