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Articles with no Wikidata description show an erroneous description upon refreshing / going back.
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Here are the steps to reproduce:

  • Go to an article without a description.
  • Click on a link to an article that has a description.
  • Press Back immediately as the new article starts loading. (Specifically, press Back while the new page title is animating upward before fading in the description)
  • The previous article will now incorrectly show the description from the new article. (Expected behavior would be to show no desctiption)

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Dbrant created this task.May 24 2015, 2:49 PM
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@Dbrant can you add some article examples to the report steps

Dbrant claimed this task.Jun 18 2015, 4:21 PM
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Change 219199 had a related patch set uploaded (by Dbrant):
Fix erroneous description in articles without a description.

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/219199

Design Signoff not needed, QA Signoff suffices.

Change 219199 merged by jenkins-bot:
Fix erroneous description in articles without a description.

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/219199

Checked with 2.0.103-alpha-2015-06-19 on Samsung Tablet Ce0168(Android 4.0.4)

Tested it with
wikipedia-alpha-debug.apk (2015-06-19) on on Samsung Tablet Ce0168(Android 4.0.4).

Checked with '2010–11 SV Werder Bremen season' article - does not have wikidata descritpion (https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q4619860).