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Bug 8728 - Enable wiki text for MediaWiki:Badfiletype
Enable wiki text for MediaWiki:Badfiletype
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement with 4 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2007-01-22 05:39 UTC by brianna.laugher
Modified: 2007-03-01 15:42 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description brianna.laugher 2007-01-22 05:39:41 UTC
Although wikitext such as [[links]] show correctly when you edit the MediaWiki
page itself, they don't show correctly in actual usage.

You can prompt this error message by going to Special:Upload and changing the
destination filename to something without a file extension, or a disallowed
extension (like .mp3).
Comment 1 brianna.laugher 2007-01-22 06:46:49 UTC
It's also collapsing all whitespace which is not so useful.
Comment 2 brianna.laugher 2007-01-22 06:55:52 UTC
Also, a comment from :
"It looks like $1 is never an empty string, even when you have no extension, yet
the html code of the page will not give the its value."

This is a problem because we want to user parser functions to account for two
distinct mistakes (no extension/bad extension) which both result in this error
warning, but we can't.
Comment 3 rami 2007-01-22 19:39:33 UTC
Or, simply parserfunctions might not be able to handle the $1 variable.
Comment 4 Raimond Spekking 2007-03-01 15:42:52 UTC
MediaWiki:Badfiletype splitted in r20100 into 3 new messages:

filetype-missing: for files without extension (wikisyntax enanbled)
filetype-badtype: for files of unwanted types. The list of enabled types will be
shown as $2 (wikisyntax enabled)
filetype-badmime: for invalid mime types (no wikisyntax)

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