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Links from Flow topics to special pages are incorrectly included in link tables
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This should have the same behavior as core for all namespaces.

Reported at WP:VPT on enwiki.

See for an example. MediaWiki core does not include links to Special: pages in WhatLinksHere. Flow, however, does include these links in link tables.

This is confusing and should not happen, not least because the WhatLinksHere form does not list Special: in the namespace dropdown.

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Catrope triaged this task as Medium priority.Aug 26 2015, 11:51 PM
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Change 234972 had a related patch set uploaded (by Matthias Mullie):
Don't include Special pages as wiki links

Change 234972 merged by jenkins-bot:
Don't include virtual pages as wiki links

Note for QA people: this is difficult to test for Media: namespace due to T110878. You will have to manually query the DB

Checked in betalabs enwiki: Special pages do not list links from Flow.

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