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Bug 971 - w: from de.wikibooks doesn't lead to "central place" but to de:wikipedia
w: from de.wikibooks doesn't lead to "central place" but to de:wikipedia
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Interwiki links (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2004-12-01 19:43 UTC by Wikipedia:en:User:Paddu
Modified: 2005-12-14 17:02 UTC (History)
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Description Wikipedia:en:User:Paddu 2004-12-01 19:43:20 UTC
According to bug 953 comment 1, w:<whatever> should point to a central place,
possibly<whatever>, which would redirect to the
appropriate page depending on the contents of <whatever>.

Hence if <whatever> doesn't have any interwiki prefix, the link pointed to would
be in the English wikipedia.

This is partly confirmed by
where the link [[w:Benutzer:Gangleri]] points to
(except that the "central place" isn't www.wikipedia but en.wikipedia, hardly

But in the
link [[w:foo]] points not to, not to bu to

So is this a bug, or is it expected that from any project, w: is expected to
lead to some project under wikipedia, but it cannot be guaranteed which project
would be led to?
Comment 1 Phillip Stewart 2005-12-14 16:05:25 UTC
This is not a bug, w: links from projects other than Wikipedias, this should
link to the Wikipedia in the language of the project the link is from.  So a w:
link on de.wikibooks should link to de.wikipedia.

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